Sabine Land

Sabine Land is located on the eastern side of Spitsbergen.

Sabine Land (/ˈsbɪn/ SAY-bin) is a land area on the east coast of Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It is named after explorer General Sir Edward Sabine.[1] Among the glaciers in the area is the 250-square-kilometer (97 sq mi) Nordmannsfonna glacier.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Sabine Land". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 2016-04-16.
  2. ^ Hagen, Jon Ove. "Nordmannsfonna". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 18 November 2011.

Coordinates: 78°16′50″N 18°11′40″E / 78.28056°N 18.19444°E / 78.28056; 18.19444


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