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Lovénvatnet
LOVéNVATNET is a lake in Oscar II Land at Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
, Svalbard
Svalbard
. The lake is named after Swedish zoologist Sven Ludvig Lovén . It is located between the mountain ridges of Värmlandryggen
Värmlandryggen
and Geologryggen . SEE ALSO * Lovénberget REFERENCES * ^ " Lovénvatnet (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute
Norwegian Polar Institute
. Retrieved 17 July 2013. Coordinates : 78°17′01″N 13°44′57″E / 78.2835°N 13.7492°E / 78.2835; 13.7492 This Svalbard
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Lovénberget
LOVéNBERGET is a mountain in Ny-Friesland at Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
, Svalbard . It is located on Lomfjordhalvøya . Lovénberget is among the largest bird cliffs of Svalbard, the steep cliffs with heights of more than 400 meters facing east towards Hinlopen Strait . It is named after Swedish zoologist Sven Ludvig Lovén . REFERENCES * ^ " Lovénberget (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute
Norwegian Polar Institute
. Retrieved 3 July 2013. * ^ Arctic Pilot: Sailing directions Svalbard–Jan Mayen. 7. Stavanger: The Norwegian Hydrographic Service and The Norwegian Polar Institute. 1988. p. 342. ISBN 82-90653-06-9 . Coordinates : 79°24′44″N 18°48′21″E / 79.4121°N 18.8058°E / 79.4121; 18.8058 This Svalbard
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Norwegian Polar Institute
The NORWEGIAN POLAR INSTITUTE (in Norwegian : NORSK POLARINSTITUTT) is Norway
Norway
's national institution for polar research. It is run under the auspices of the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment. The institute conducts research in the polar regions, provides management relevant knowledge for the Norwegian authorities, and organizes expeditions to the Arctic
Arctic
and Antarctic
Antarctic
regions. The institute runs year-round the Sverdrup research station in Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard and the Troll station in Antarctica
Antarctica
. In addition the Norvegia station which is located on the Bouvet Island
Bouvet Island
in the Southern Ocean and the Tor Field Station on Antarctica
Antarctica
are used for shorter term work
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Oscar II Land
OSCAR II LAND is the land area between Isfjorden and Kongsfjorden on Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
, Svalbard
Svalbard
. The 30 km (19 mi) long glacier Sveabreen divides Oscar II Land
Oscar II Land
from James I Land . The area is named after Oscar II of Sweden and Norway . Older name variants are Oscar II's Land and Terre Oscar II. The Hofgaardtoppen mountain is the highest peak in Oscar II Land. REFERENCES * ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Oscar II Land". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 November 2011. * ^ " Sveabreen (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute
Norwegian Polar Institute
. Retrieved 27 March 2013. * ^ "Oscar II Land". Norwegian Polar Institute
Norwegian Polar Institute
. Retrieved 12 November 2011. * ^ Lauritzen, Per Roger , ed. (2009)
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Geologryggen
GEOLOGRYGGEN is a mountain ridge in Oscar II Land
Oscar II Land
at Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
, Svalbard
Svalbard
. The ridge has a length of about four kilometers, and is located between Kjerulfbreen and Esmarkbreen . Geologryggen is included in the Nordre Isfjorden National Park . REFERENCES * ^ " Geologryggen (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute
Norwegian Polar Institute
. Retrieved 17 July 2013. * ^ Aasheim, Stein P. (2008). Norges nasjonalparker: Svalbard
Svalbard
(in Norwegian). Oslo: Gyldendal. p. 75. ISBN 978-82-05-37128-6 . Coordinates : 78°17′47″N 13°42′13″E / 78.2965°N 13.7036°E / 78.2965; 13.7036 This Svalbard
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Spitsbergen
SPITSBERGEN (formerly known as WEST SPITSBERGEN; Norwegian : Vest Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
or Vestspitsbergen) is the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard
Svalbard
archipelago in northern Norway
Norway
. Constituting the westernmost bulk of the archipelago, it borders the Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
, the Norwegian Sea
Norwegian Sea
, and the Greenland Sea
Greenland Sea
. Spitsbergen covers an area of 37,673 km2 (14,546 sq mi), making it the largest island in Norway
Norway
and the 36th-largest in the world . The administrative centre is Longyearbyen . Other settlements, in addition to research outposts, are the Russian mining community of Barentsburg , the research community of Ny-Ålesund , and the mining outpost of Sveagruva
Sveagruva

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Svalbard
SVALBARD (English pronunciation: /ˈsvɑːlbɑː, ˈsvɑl-/ ; Norwegian pronunciation: ; prior to 1925 known by its Dutch name SPITSBERGEN , meaning "jagged mountains") is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway
Norway
and the North Pole
North Pole
. The islands of the group range from 74° to 81° north latitude, and from 10° to 35° east longitude. The largest island is Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
, followed by Nordaustlandet and Edgeøya
Edgeøya

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Värmlandryggen
VäRMLANDRYGGEN is a mountain ridge in Oscar II Land at Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
, Svalbard
Svalbard
. The ridge has a length of about nine kilometers, and is located at the northern side of Isfjorden , east of Trygghamna and Lovénvatnet , and west of Ymerbukta .The ridge includes the mountains Klaratoppen , Hovtinden , Karlstadtoppen and Svenskegga . REFERENCES * ^ " Värmlandryggen
Värmlandryggen
(Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute . Retrieved 17 July 2013. Coordinates : 78°16′03″N 13°50′44″E / 78.2675°N 13.8455°E / 78.2675; 13.8455 This Svalbard
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Sven Ludvig Lovén
Prof SVEN LUDVIG LOVéN (6 January 1809 – 3 September 1895), was a Swedish marine zoologist and malacologist . The Sven Loven Centre for Marine Sciences at both Kristineberg (sv) and Tjärnö (sv) are named in his honour. CONTENTS * 1 Life * 2 Recognition * 3 Biological References * 4 References * 5 External links LIFEHe was born in Stockholm
Stockholm
on 6 January 1809. He was first Keeper then Director of the Swedish National Museum in Stockholm. He was also Professor of Natural History at Stockholm
Stockholm
University. He was made an honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Royal Society of Edinburgh
in 1881 and a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society of London
Royal Society of London
in 1885. RECOGNITIONSeveral geographical locations at Svalbard
Svalbard
are named after him
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Lovénvatnet
LOVéNVATNET is a lake in Oscar II Land at Spitsbergen
Spitsbergen
, Svalbard
Svalbard
. The lake is named after Swedish zoologist Sven Ludvig Lovén . It is located between the mountain ridges of Värmlandryggen
Värmlandryggen
and Geologryggen . SEE ALSO * Lovénberget REFERENCES * ^ " Lovénvatnet (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute
Norwegian Polar Institute
. Retrieved 17 July 2013. Coordinates : 78°17′01″N 13°44′57″E / 78.2835°N 13.7492°E / 78.2835; 13.7492 This Svalbard
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