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Lågøya in upper left
|Location||Svalbard, Arctic Ocean|
|Area||103.5 km2 (40.0 sq mi)|
|Highest point||57 m.a.s.l.|
Lågøya was first marked on the Muscovy Company’s map (1625) as Purchas plus ultra Island. Cornelis Giles and Outger Rep (c. 1710) labeled it t' Lage eyl. The island was first marked Low Island by William Scoresby (1820).
- Conway, W. M. 1906. No Man’s Land: A History of Spitsbergen from Its Discovery in 1596 to the Beginning of the Scientific Exploration of the Country. Cambridge: At the University Press.
- Norwegian Polar Institute Place names in Norwegian polar areas
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