Elling Carlsen (born 1819, died 1900) was a Norwegian skipper from Hammerfest and seal hunter, Elling Carlsen is credited with the 1871 discovery of Willem Barentsz' 1596 winter stay on the north-eastern shore of Novaya Zemlya. Eight years later, he was credited with discovering Kong Karls Land.
- Royal Geographical Society , "The Geographical Journal", 1903 edition.
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