Norvège, la végétation de la toundra en été de NY-Alesund au Spitzberg

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Ny-Ålesund is a town on the island of Spitsbergen (To see this Webcam), in the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. It is one of four cities inhabited the archipelago and the northernmost town in the world, located on the peninsula Brøgger on the south shore of Kongsfjorden. Seasonal population can vary between 30 and 150 people, mostly resulting from the scientific community. Founded in 1916 by the mining company Kings Bay Kull Compani AS, Ny-Ålesund is named by the mining company had its registered office in Ålesund. It ceased operations in 1962 after the explosion of a mine where 21 miners lost their lives. Ny-Ålesund is the starting point for many Arctic expeditions, including Roald Amundsen, Lincoln Ellsworth and Umberto Nobile in 1926. Roger.

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Roger Narbonne on April 23

Hello, Rekuszka98, Thank you very much for your visit and love this place. Ny-Ålesund is a town on the island of Spitsbergen, in the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway.

Sincerely, Narbonne, France Roger.

Eslam Khaled on May 17

Excellent shot, the image is very beautiful.


I like it greetings from Egypt.


Best wishes from *(Eslam Khaled)*Asyut

mijodrag on July 29

Very impressive photograph and galery , very nice photo. YsL I added your gallery to my favorites. Friendly greetings from Serbia-Belgrade , Mijodrag

Roger Narbonne on July 29

Hello. Mijodrag. Thank you for your visit and to estimate my photos. Ny-Ålesund is a town on the island of Spitsbergen (To see this Webcam), in the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. It is one of four cities inhabited the archipelago and the northernmost town in the world, located on the peninsula Brøgger on the south shore of Kongsfjorden. Seasonal population can vary between 30 and 150 people, mostly resulting from the scientific community. Founded in 1916 by the mining company Kings Bay Kull Compani AS, Ny-Ålesund is named by the mining company had its registered office in Ålesund. It ceased operations in 1962 after the explosion of a mine where 21 miners lost their lives. Ny-Ålesund is the starting point for many Arctic expeditions, including Roald Amundsen, Lincoln Ellsworth and Umberto Nobile in 1926.

Best greetings from France, city Narbonne, [My Map]

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 7, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Roger Narbonne
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P500
    • Taken on 2012/07/22 10:34:29
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 6.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO160
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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