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Svalbard (GPS: 78 00 N, 20 00 E) is located in Northern Europe, islands between the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea, Greenland Sea, and the Norwegian Sea, north of Norway. The country’s area measurements are total: 62,045 sq km; land: 62,045 sq km, water: 0 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than West Virginia. The total irrigated land is N/A.
One of the important features of Svalbard: Northernmost part of the Kingdom of Norway. It consists of nine main islands. Glaciers and snowfields cover 60% of the total area. Spitsbergen Island is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault site, a seed repository established by the Global Crop Diversity Trust and the Norwegian Government.