Kvalpynten (Whale Point) is a headland at Edgeøya, Svalbard. It is the most southwestern point of Edgeøya. The headland contains the mountain Kvalpyntfjellet, and the summit of the glacier Kvalpyntfonna further east is the highest point on Edgeøya. The bay Tjuvfjorden is located between Kvalpynten and Negerpynten further southeast.[1][2]


  1. ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. Vol. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. p. 361. ISBN 82-90653-06-9.
  2. ^ "Kvalpynten (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 3 September 2013.

Coordinates: 77°26′33″N 20°52′28″E / 77.4424°N 20.8744°E / 77.4424; 20.8744

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