Norvège, le chemin de fer vapeur du bout du monde à l'extrême Nord au (Spitzberg)

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In 1610, the English whaler Jonas Poole discovered the first pieces of coal on the southern shores of Kongsfjorden Spitsbergen. It takes three hundred years before starting the commercial exploitation of coal deposits, when Captain Peter S. Brandal needs coal to fuel its steamers during WWI. The mines ceased operations in 1962 after the explosion of a mine where 21 miners lost their lives in Ny-Ålesund. Roger.

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Roger Narbonne on December 17, 2013

Carsten. Thank you for visiting my photos, In Norway, the vapor path iron end of the world in the far north at (Spitsbergen). I wish you a good visit on my Album.

Best greetings from France, city Narbonne, Roger.

geotrivia.cr on April 24

Interesante historia y bonita foto. Cuando venga a tomar fotos a Costa Rica, le puedo orientar. Saludos, Oscar Romero / geotrivia.cr@gmail.com

Roger Narbonne on April 28

Hello. Oscar. Thank you for your visit and to estimate my photos of the various countries visited.
Thank you to offer you a guide, but my next destination will be the Baltic Sea by boat.

Best greetings from France, city Narbonne, My Map, Roger.

Der Reichsbahner on June 21

Sieht aus wie Spielzeug für Kinder. ;) Gefällt mir. Viele Grüße, Frank

Roger Narbonne on June 21

Salut, Frank, Merci d’aimer cette photo et de votre visite pour le partage. En Norvège, le chemin de fer vapeur du bout du monde à l'extrême Nord au (Spitzberg) d'une mine de charbon sur cette terre gelé.

Mes Amitiés de la ville de Narbonne, France. Roger.

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  • Uploaded on August 1, 2012
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    by Roger Narbonne
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P500
    • Taken on 2012/07/22 09:17:03
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 8.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO160
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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