Nordfjorden (Svalbard)

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Nordfjorden is a northern branch of the fjord Isfjorden at Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It is located between Bohemanneset and Kapp Thordsen, and branches further into the fjords Ekmanfjorden and Dicksonfjorden.[1][2] The 30 kilometer long glacier Sveabreen debouches into the fjord.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nordfjorden (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. pp. 219, 237. ISBN 82-90653-06-9. 
  3. ^ "Sveabreen (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 78°30′16″N 14°45′06″E / 78.5044°N 14.7516°E / 78.5044; 14.7516