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Poolepynten is a headland at the eastern coast of the Prins Karls Forland at Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It is located within the strait of Forlandsundet. The headland is named after British whaler Jonas Poole. It has a length of about 1.5 kilometers.[1][2]

Poolepynten lies within the Forlandet National Park.[3]


  1. ^ "Poolepynten (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. p. 250. ISBN 82-90653-06-9. 
  3. ^ Aasheim, Stein P. (2008). Norges nasjonalparker: Svalbard (in Norwegian). Oslo: Gyldendal. pp. 96–98. ISBN 978-82-05-37128-6. 

Coordinates: 78°26′41″N 11°53′37″E / 78.4448°N 11.8937°E / 78.4448; 11.8937