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The headland and the airport as seen from Isfjorden

Heerodden is a cape at the southern side of Isfjorden, on the eastern side of the outlet of Grønfjorden, in Nordenskiöld Land on Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It is named after Swiss paleobotanist Oswald Heer.[1] It is the site of Barentsburg Heliport, Heerodden.[2]


  1. ^ "Heerodden (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. pp. 225–226. ISBN 82-90653-06-9. 

Coordinates: 78°06′14″N 14°11′50″E / 78.1038°N 14.1971°E / 78.1038; 14.1971