Phippsoya

The northernmost island of the Svalbard archipelago. It's often encased in ice until July and as such is a polar bear hotspot. There's only 540 nautical miles between Phippsoya and the North Pole, so you get a real sense of being close to the top of the world.

Map of Phippsoya

Nearby landmarks

Trips that visit Phippsoya

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