Edgeøya

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Edgeøya

(ĕd`yə-öyä) or

Edge Island,

island of the SvalbardSvalbard
, archipelago (23,958 sq mi/62,051 sq km), island group (2015 est. pop. 2,700), possession of Norway, located in the Arctic Ocean, c.400 mi (640 km) N of the Norwegian mainland and between lat. 74°N and 81°N.
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 group, 1,942 sq mi (5,030 sq km), Norway, in the Barents Sea, E of Spitsbergen. It rises to 2,349 ft (716 m). An ice field covers SE Edgeøya.
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The Arctic is full of life, a fact confirmed on a trip to Diskobukta, a bay on the island of Edgeoya. With landings only possible before or after high tide, few people are able to visit, but the One Ocean crew rises to the occasion yet again.
The animals were live-captured at Spitsbergen, Hopen, and Edgeoya, and in the Barents Sea region, east of the border of the Russian economic zone (74-79[degrees]]N, 16-44[degrees]]E).
He had learnt about polar exploration during his early days at Trinity College, Cambrtdge, and in the summer of 1927, aged only 19, had organised his own expedition to Edgeoya, part of the Svalbard archipelago.