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Halvmånesundet is a strait between Halvmåneøya and Edgeøya, Svalbard. It is located east of the peninsula with the headland Negerpynten. The strait has a width of about 1.8 nautical miles at the narrowest point.[1][2]


  1. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. ISBN 82-90653-06-9. 
  2. ^ "Halvmånesundet (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 

Coordinates: 77°17′18″N 23°01′00″E / 77.2883°N 23.0166°E / 77.2883; 23.0166