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Map Kong Karls Land - Svalbard


Kong Karls Land is made up of three islands, Svenskøya, Kongsøya and Abeløya. This archipelago has the largest concentation of bear of Svalbard and is the most important denning area of Polar Bear in the Arctic.

Kong Karls Land, with Nordaustlandet and Kvitøya is a part of the North East Svalbard Nature Reserve.

A ban on traffic is imposed. The ban applies to all traffic on the islands themselves, out to sea a distance of 500 metres from the nearest point on land or adjacent rocky outcroppings, and in the air up to 500 meters altitude above this area.

  Click on the arrows on the map Summer Winter


 Polar Bears in Spitsbergen


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