Barents Island

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... Barentsøya, sometime anglicized as Barents Island, is an islands in the Svalbard archipelago, Norway, lying between Edgeøya (Edgeøya) and Spitsbergen ... Barents Island has no permanent human inhabitants ... Named for the Dutch explorer Willem Barents (who actually never sighted the island), it is a part of Søraust-Svalbard Nature Reserve ...

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