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Barentsoya - Norway
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 BARENTS ISLAND
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Edgeøya (Edge Island) and Barentsøya (Barents Island), have a geological resemblance to the central part of Spitsbergen : rocks of the secondary era, plates eroded by the glaciers, ice caps on the tops.

Horizontal orientation of the bedding gives rise to plateau-shaped mountains, often separated from each-other by broad valleys.


These two islands are zones of reproduction of the polar bears. These islands also have an important population of reindeers.

 
 
 
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 BARENTSØYA



 Barentsøya - Maps


Barentsøya - Edgeøya [gif] - Norwegian Polar Institute

 Spitsbergen South
 
 
   
     

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