Bleikøya is an island in the inner part of Oslofjord, in the municipitality of Oslo. It is located between Hovedøya and Sjursøya. From the late 19th century a sanatorium for children suffering from scrofula was located on the island.
The først element is bleik ('pale') - the last element is the finite form of øy ('island'). The name is probably referring to the color of the rock of the island.
- Arstal, Aksel; Just, Carl, eds. (1966) . "Blekøya". Oslo byleksikon (in Norwegian) (2 ed.). Oslo: Aschehoug.
- Beretning om Kristiania kommune for aarene 1887–1911 (in Norwegian). Kristiania: Municipality of Kristiania. 1914. p. 137.
- "37 verdifulle områder i Oslo og Akershus er nå vernet" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- "Bleikøya naturreservat" (in Norwegian). Fylkesmannen in Oslo og Akershus. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
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