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Spitsbergen

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointNewtontoppen (1713 m/5620 ft)
CountriesSvalbard
Area38,209 sq km / 14,753 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent399 km / 248 mi North-South
246 km / 153 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long78° 19' N; 16° 6' E
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Map of Spitsbergen
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SvalbardLevel 3 (Parent)
         Minor Svalbard IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         SpitsbergenLevel 4
         North East LandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Edgeoya-BarentsoyaLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Spitsbergen

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Newtontoppen17135620 
2.Perriertoppen17125617 
3.Chadwickryggen16385374 
4.Jelstrupfjellet16305348 
5.Kongen14574780 
6.Eidsvollejellet14494754 
7.Hornsundtind14294688 
8.Løyndfjellet13774518 
9.Lemstromfonna13654478 
10.Størmerfjellet12984259 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Spitsbergen

Skolten
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Unearthly colors during a ski descent of the western slopes of Skolten (2017-04-13). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Nordenskiöldfjellet
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Celebrating the reappearance of the sun on top of Nordenskiöldfjellet (2017-02-18). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Bingtoppen
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An epic ski line down the north bowl of Bingtoppen (2017-05-06). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Lars Hiertafjellet
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Lars Hiertafjellet as viewed from nearby Sarkofagen (2017-05-16). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Trollsteinen
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The iconic, precariously perched outcrop (the "Troll Rock") at the summit of Trollsteinen as viewed from its north summit ridge (2017-03-12). Photo by Joel Wilner.
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Sarkofagen
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Northern lights dance behind the protruding north wall of Sarkofagen, as seen from the Nybyen district of Longyearbyen. Photo by Joel Wilner.
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