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MPA's for the country Svalbard Island
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Bjørnøya Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 793.0
Dunoyane Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.200
Forlandet National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1973 4,647
Forlandsoyane Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 0.600
Gåsoyane Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.000
Hopen Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 3,254
Indre Wijdefjorden National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 1,127
Isoyane Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 0.300
Kongsfjorden Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 4.000
Nordaust-Svalbard Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1973 55,551
Nordenskiöld Land National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 1,362
Nordre Isfjorden National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 2,954
Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1973 9,914
Ossian Sars Plant Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1984 11.40
Sassen-Bünsow Land National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 1,230
Soraust-Svalbard Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1973 21,873
Sør-Spitsbergen National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1973 13,282







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              Wood, L. J. (2007). MPA Global: A database of the world's marine protected areas. Sea Around Us Project,
              UNEP-WCMC & WWF. www.mpaglobal.org

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