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1. svalbard

a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean

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a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, about 650 km (400 miles) north of Norway: consists of the main group (Spitsbergen, North East Land, Edge Island, Barents Island, and Prince Charles Foreland) and a number of outlying islands; sovereignty long disputed but granted to Norway in 1920; coal mining. Administrative centre: Longyearbyen. Pop: 1970 (2013 est). Area: 62 050 sq km (23 958 sq miles)
. Also called: Spitsbergen

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group of Norwegian islands, including Spitsbergen, in the Arctic Ocean, between Greenland & Franz Josef Land: 24,209 sq mi (62,701 sq km)

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A Norwegian archipelago comprising Spitsbergen and other islands in the Arctic Ocean north of the mainland. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is located on Spitsbergen.

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