Storøya

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Storøya is an island in the Svalbard archipelago. It is located east of Nordaustlandet, separated from Nordaustlandet by the strait of Storøysundet.[1][2] The southern part of the island is covered by the glacier Storøyjøkulen.[3]

Storøya is included in the Nordaust-Svalbard Nature Reserve. Its highest point is about 250 m.a.s.l.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Storøya (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  2. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. p. 379. ISBN 82-90653-06-9.
  3. ^ "Storøyjøkulen (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 2 July 2013.

Coordinates: 80°07′N 28°00′E / 80.117°N 28.000°E / 80.117; 28.000