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Winter picture from East side of Malmøya, showing the old steamship pier.

Malmøya is an island 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) outside Oslo, the capital of Norway. The island is mostly known for its large quantities of fossils from the Cambro-Silurian period and its rare flowers.

Parts of Malmøya are included in the Malmøya og Malmøykalven Nature Reserve, along with the neighbour island Malmøykalven.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Malmøya og Malmøykalven". Naturbase (in Norwegian). Miljødirektoratet. Retrieved 15 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Forskrift om Malmøya og Malmøykalven naturreservat" (in Norwegian). Lovdata. Retrieved 15 February 2016. 

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Coordinates: 59°52′N 10°45′E / 59.867°N 10.750°E / 59.867; 10.750