Sør-Spitsbergen National Park

The Sør- Spitsbergen National Park (Norwegian Sør- Spitsbergen nasjonalpark ), is a 13,286 km ² national park on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. The National Park covers 5029 km ² and 8257 km ² mainland sea surface. The park is one of seven national parks in Svalbard.

It was founded in 1973. The landscape is characterized by distinctive pointed rock formations. The Hornsund Fjord is an important habitat for polar bears.

The southern third of the park is occupied by Sørkapp country.


Polish Polar Station Hornsund in

MS Horyzont II at Isbjørnhamna