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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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digipic | Long live … on August 3, 2012

Thank you Mária for the kind words and YS!

Best wishes to Budapest, Rainer

hongtran on August 12, 2012

Very nice photo .Like .

digipic | Long live … on August 12, 2012

Thank you hongtran!

Best Greetings, Rainer

danimero on August 22, 2012

It's strange see this scene without be completely cover by ice and snow


Best wishes, Daniel

Herb Riddle on August 25, 2012

Ah Rainer, now I follow the course of your cruise. We have also considered a cruise encompassing Svalbard and this town. I got the impression that this very scene was perhaps the most photographic around there? Love this for a like.

Cheers, Herb

Don Z on August 27, 2012

☆ LIKE 27 ☆
Beautiful place!!
Best regards, Don Z.

digipic | Long live … on August 28, 2012

Thank you all for kind comments and Like:

Daniel, Herb, Don Z.

Best Greetings, Rainer

Etude on September 11, 2012

my fav and like

tolle Diagonale, wunderbar...wie alle Deine Nordkap Fotos

digipic | Long live … on September 11, 2012

Vielen Dank Etude, das ehrt mich sehr!

LG nach Nürnberg, Rainer

Dg-505 on October 8, 2012


Heinz Klier on October 8, 2012

Sehr schönes Bild. Like.

digipic | Long live … on October 9, 2012

Thank you very much Dg-505 !

digipic | Long live … on October 9, 2012

Vielen Dank Heinz, das Lob freut mich sehr!

Viele Grüße an den Walchsee, Rainer

Don Z on October 9, 2012

This beautiful picture deserves a star!
Favorite 5
Best regards, Don Z.

digipic | Long live … on October 9, 2012

Thank you very much Don Z. !

Best Greetings, Rainer

- - - M.Balázs - - - on October 29, 2012

Dear Rainer!

Wonderful colours, like 031!

Greetings from Hungary,


digipic | Long live … on October 29, 2012

Thank you Balázs for kind comment and Like!

Best Greetings to Hungary, Rainer

GWHoffman on November 11, 2012

Perfect! LK-32!

Kind regards, Glenn

digipic | Long live … on November 11, 2012

Thank you Glenn !

Warm Greetings to USA, Rainer

digipic | Long live … on January 8, 2013


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 1, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by digipic | Long live …
    • 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
    • No flash