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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Spitsbergen, Spitzbergennoun

    islands in the Svalbard archipelago to the east of northern Greenland; belonging to Norway

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Spitzbergen

    the name of an Arctic archipelago lying 400 m. N. of Norway, embracing West Spitzbergen (15,260 sq. m.), North-East Land, Stans Foreland, King Charles land or Wiche Island, Barents Land, Prince Charles Foreland, besides numerous smaller islands; practically lies under great fields of ice, enormous glaciers, and drifts of snow, pierced here and there by mountain peaks, hence the name Spitzbergen; the home of vast flocks of sea-birds, of polar bears, and Arctic foxes, while herds of reindeer are attracted to certain parts by a scanty summer vegetation; there are no permanent inhabitants, but the fiord-cut shores are frequented in summer by Norwegian seal and walrus hunters.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Spitzbergen

    Danish for “sharp-pointed mountains,” relative to the mountain peaks in these islands.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spitzbergen in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spitzbergen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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