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 (2005 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 Island. It rises to 2,349 ft (716 m). An ice field covers the southeastern portion of the island.
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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).
The samples were collected at Svalbard, Hopen, Edgeoya, and in the Barents Sea region, east to the border of the Russian economic zone (74-79[degrees]N and 16-44[degrees]E).