Ny-Friesland is a peninsula located at the northern side of Spitsbergen, between Wijdefjorden and Hinlopen Strait.
Newtontoppen, the highest mountain of Svalbard, is located at Ny-Friesland

Ny-Friesland is the land area between Wijdefjorden and Hinlopen Strait on Spitsbergen, Svalbard.[1]

The area is named after the Dutch province of Friesland.[2]


  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Ny-Friesland". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Ny-Friesland". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 2016-04-16.

Coordinates: 79°00′N 17°00′E / 79.000°N 17.000°E / 79.000; 17.000

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