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Kongsfjorden

Kongsfjorden (kôngsˌfyôrˈdən) [key] [Kings Bay], inlet of the Arctic Ocean, 14 mi (23 km) long, NW Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Ny-Ålesund is on the inlet. The scenic fjord is often visited by tourist vessels.

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