Nordenskiöld Land National Park

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Nordenskiöld Land National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
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Location Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway
Nearest city Longyearbyen
Coordinates 77°52′N 15°19′E / 77.867°N 15.317°E / 77.867; 15.317Coordinates: 77°52′N 15°19′E / 77.867°N 15.317°E / 77.867; 15.317
Area 1,362 km² (1,207 km² land, 155 km² sea)
Established 2003
Governing body Directorate for Nature Management

Nordenskiöld Land National Park (Norwegian: Nordenskiöld Land nasjonalpark) lies on Spitsbergen island in the Svalbard archipelago, Norway. Its area includes also the icefree Reindalen. The park was opened in 2003.

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