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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Jan Mayen Land
A volcanic island, 35 m. in length, situated in the Arctic Ocean between Iceland and Spitzbergen; is the head-quarters of considerable seal and whale fisheries; discovered in 1611 by a Dutch navigator.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Jan Mayen Land'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/j/jan-mayen-land.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.