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Holtedahlfonna is a glacier at Haakon VII Land on Spitsbergen, Svalbard, between Wijdefjorden and Kongsfjorden. The glacier covers an area of about 1,375 km2 (531 sq mi), and is the second largest ice cap on Spitsbergen. It is named after Norwegian geologist and polar explorer Olaf Holtedahl.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Holtedahlfonna". Norwegian Polar Institute. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Hagen, Jon Ove. "Holtedahlfonna". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 

Coordinates: 79°00′N 14°00′E / 79.000°N 14.000°E / 79.000; 14.000