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Longyearbyen Homes

Longyearbyen - the largest settlement and the administrative center of Svalbard has about 2000 inhabitants. The town is located in the valley of Longyeardalen and on the shore of Adventfjorden, a bay of Isfjorden (west coast of Spitsbergen). The town was established 1906 by and named after John Munroe Longyear, whose Arctic Coal Company started coal mining in this year.

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  • Uploaded on July 1, 2012
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    by digipic
    • Camera: Canon EOS 50D
    • Taken on 2011/06/19 09:25:38
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 59.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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