Olav V Land is a peninsula in eastern Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard named after Olav V of Norway. It is covered by the Olav V Icefield, measuring about 4,150 square kilometres (1,600 sq mi).[1]

Olav V Land is a peninsula located at the eastern side of Spitsbergen, west of Hinlopen Strait and Ginevra Bay.

The only larger ice cap in the Svalbard Archipelago is Austfonna in Nordaustlandet, with an area of 8,492 km2 (3,279 sq mi).

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  1. ^ Glacier Atlas of Svalbard and Jan Mayen. 1993. Oslo: Norsk polarinstitutt, p. 32.

Coordinates: 78°48′N 19°3′E / 78.800°N 19.050°E / 78.800; 19.050