Edgeøya ĕd´yə-öyä [key] or Edge Island, island of the Svalbard group, 1,942 sq mi (5,030 sq km), Norway, in the Barents Sea, E of Spitsbergen. It rises to 2,349 ft (716 m). An ice field covers SE Edgeøya.

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