Support Our Sponsor
. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries

  • |SEARCH|
  • |Main INDEX|
  • 2006 INDEX
  • Country Ranks
  • DEFINITIONS

    Svalbard Index 2006

    Svalbard Main Index


    . Feedback
  • geographic.org Home PageCountry Index

    Svalbard Introduction - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/svalbard/svalbard_introduction.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Background:
      First discovered by the Norwegians in the 12th century, the islands served as an international whaling base during the 17th and 18th centuries. Norway's sovereignty was recognized in 1920; five years later it officially took over the territory.


      NOTE: The information regarding Svalbard on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Svalbard Introduction 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Svalbard Introduction 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please ADD this page to your FAVORITES - - - - -


    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/svalbard/svalbard_introduction.html

    Revised 06-Jun-06
    Copyright © 2006 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


    CTR060106