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Magdalenefjorden, Spitsbergen

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  • Crystal clear, "tropical turquoise" in a wonderful fjord with a glacier showing all the possible tones of blue ice and snow.On the shore there is a wood cabin of the park rangers and the remains of a....  more »
  • Magdlane Fjord is located on the West coast Spitzbergen North of (and part of) Norway, mid way between Ny Alesund and Svarlbard, it is only accessible by boat, most usually speciality adventure...  more »
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  • Crystal clear, "tropical turquoise" in a wonderful fjord with a glacier showing all the possible tones of blue ice and snow.On the shore there is a wood cabin of the park rangers and the remains of a whaling station and a burial ground 1612 - 1800. The whaling station was used by Dutch, English and Basque expeditions between 1612 - 1650. 123 British, Dutch and German whalers are burried on Magdalenenfjord land. During summer is home to many arctic birds, Arctic terns nesting on shore and, "fiercely" defending their ground nests from any inattentive intruder. Occasionally polar bears can be sighted. Scenery landscapes, cultural heritage in a wild, pristine sanctuary.
  • A dream at the time 11 years ago. The real goal of my Northland cruise-otherwise you don't just come to Svalbard and then at the right moment the fog cracked open ...
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