Svalbard is an archipelago located in the Arctic Ocean. The islands lie between latitude 74° and 81° North and between longitude 10° and 35° East. The archipelago is composed of Spitsbergen, North East Land Nordaustlandet, Edgeøya (Edge Island), Barentsøya (Barents Island), Prins Karls Forland, Kvitøya (Kvit Island), Kong Karls Land (Wiche Islands), Bjørnøya (Bear Island), and Hopen.
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CIA - The World Factbook: Svalbard
Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
The Governor of Svalbard
The Governor is the highest representative of the Norwegian government on Svalbard. Information about the region, environmental protection, traveling in Svalbard, maps, and laws and regulations concerning Svalbard.
Information about the world's northernmost marathon event with FAQs, pictures, a registration form, a course map, and lodging information. Also features a half marathon, children's marathon, and 10-kilometre events.
Travel agency and tour operator located in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen. Accommodation, adventure tours, on-line booking. (Site in English and Norwegian.)
Svalbard Adventure Group
Offers snowmobile safaris and snowmobile rental. On-line booking. (In English and Norwegian.)
Maps, photos and webcams of Spitsbergen and Svalbard.
Svalbard Wildlife Service
Local tour operator. Information about activities, sights and tours in the summer and winter months. [In Norwegian and English]
Svalbard Satellite Station. Brief facts about the station and equipment.
The University Courses on Svalbard (UNIS)
Offer undergraduate and postgraduate education in arctic biology, geology, geophysics and technology. Information about the university studies, course catalogue, rules of entry and application form. Research, staff, vacant positions, and library.
Visit Svalbard AS
Tourist information for the arctic archipelago Svalbard and Spitsbergen. Facts page, information about climate, flora, birds and animals.
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