Svalbard (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈsʋɑ(ː)lbɑː]; formerly...wikipedia - 09 Feb 2017
Svalbard (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈsʋɑ(ː)lbɑː]; formerly known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North Pole. The islands of the group range from 74° to 81° north latitude, and from 10° to 35° east longitude. The largest island is Spitsbergen, followed by Nordaustlandet and Edgeøya.