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Svalbard, Norway

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 79.004959, 17.666016.

Svalbard is a large archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, belonging to Norway as an unincorporated area, and located north of Europe. Affected by the Atlantic climate, the archipelago is mainly an uninhabited area, with a few very small settlements. More than 50% of the island is covered with glaciers. The island is home to polar bears, the Arctic fox, marine mammals, and many seabirds like long-tailed skua, thick-billed murre, etc. Local economy and lifestyle are based on three main components: research, tourism, and mining. Snowmobiles are used for transportation on the island. And Svalbard Airport, Longyear is located about 2 miles northwest of Longyearbyen, the largest settlement of Svalbard. The University Centre in Svalbard is also situated in Longyearbyen. There are several national parks on the island including Sassen-Bünsow Land National Park, Nordenskjøld Land National Park, Sør-Spitsbergen National Park, Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park, and Forlandet National Park.

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Svalbard, Norway Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Svalbard, Norway is 79.004959, and the longitude is 17.666016. Svalbard, Norway is located at Norway country in the Islands place category with the gps coordinates of 79° 0' 17.8524'' N and 17° 39' 57.6576'' E.

Svalbard, Norway Geographic Information
DMS Lat79° 0' 17.8524'' N
DMS Long17° 39' 57.6576'' E
UTM Easting556,744.74
UTM Northing8,771,823.68
Country CodeNO
Zoom Level5

Coordinates of Svalbard, Norway is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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