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Svalbard

Andreas Umbreit

Svalbard

the Bradt travel guide : Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Franz Josef Land

by Andreas Umbreit

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255) and index.

    Other titlesBradt Svalbard Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Franz Josef Land
    Statement[Andreas Umbreit] ; updated by Roger Norum, James Proctor ; with additional contributions from Anika Paust
    ContributionsNorum, James, author, Proctor, James, author, Paust, Anika
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 262 pages
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958500M
    ISBN 101784770477
    ISBN 109781784770471
    OCLC/WorldCa1042283854

      Welcome back to Svalbard and Svalbar! Kind regards, Team Svalbar. Nickb89rally. 22 reviews. Reviewed Decem via mobile. Fantastic hamburger! Really nice pub where you can also play board games. Super hamburger with good beef and crispy chips. Nice music in background.4/5(). Sometimes we need darkness in order to notice Svalbard’s unique light. It’s an opportunity that arises every year, when even daytime becomes dark enough to reveal the Northern Lights. A natural wonder that should be on everyone’s bucket list.

    Gjestehuset - Svalbard, Longyearbyen. K likes. Gjestehuset offers a budget accommodation in Longyearbyen, Svalbard. Informal atmosphere, hospitality and delicious breakfast are guaranteed!/5(70). : Svalbard / Spitzbergen Guide () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $

    Things to Do in Svalbard, Norway: See Tripadvisor's 7, traveler reviews and photos of Svalbard tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Svalbard. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. An epic retelling of John Milton’s Paradise Lost, set in a world similar to ours, the books follow the incredible adventure of Lyra and Pan as they travel to the far north to a land, you guessed it, kingdom of the ice bears. When I found out that Svalbard existed in real life and there were polar bears there, though they didn’t wear armor, I knew I had to go one day.


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The little bit of text in the book is in German, but out of pages in the book do not have any more text than the.

Spitsbergen-Svalbard guidebook. A complete guidebook. Useful and important information, Nature and history, Places and regions.4/5(1). The book, with its insight, photographs and detil, has been a valuable tool in my trip planning.

I would recomend this book to anyone Svalbard book in the Arctic Norway and especialy to anyone planning a trip to Svalbard(Spitsbergen)!/5(5). Svalbard: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Franz Josef Land (Bradt Travel Guide) by Andreas Umbreit, James Proctor, et al. | out of 5 stars 3.

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Svalbard is the Arctic North as you always dreamed it existed. This wondrous archipelago is a land of dramatic snow-drowned peaks and glaciers, of vast ice fields and forbidding icebergs, an elemental place where the seemingly endless Arctic night and the perpetual sunlight of summer carry a deeper kind of magic.

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Today, only about people work in the mining industry. Natural and human history - Routes and regions - Useful and important information Fourth updated edition () of the english guidebook Spitsbergen-Svalbard. Comprehensive guidebook about Spitsbergen. Background (wildlife, plants, geology, history etc.), practical information including travelling seasons, how to travel, description of settlements, routes and.

About this book. The Bradt guide to Svalbard, including Spitsbergen, Franz Josef Land and Jan Mayen, is a unique, standalone guidebook to this evocative Arctic archipelago, a place that is plunged into darkness for four months each year and where there are 4, snow scooters for a population of just 2, Super clean, very helpful people (they can advise, book and arrange practically everything at Svalbard for you), great and long.

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Book Accommodation. The seasons There are three main seasons in Svalbard: Polar Summer, Northern Lights Winter and Sunny Winter. Each season has its unique charms and characteristics.

Polar Summer. 17 May – 30 September. The Midnight Sun, beautiful colours and contrasts add an extra dimension to glaciers, majestic mountain. Svalbard Hotell | Lodge has a sun terrace. A ski storage space is available on site and both skiing and cycling can be enjoyed within close proximity of the accommodation.

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One of the buildings at the camp, Barentz House, is a copy of the cabin that the discoverer of Svalbard, Willem Barentz, overwintered in on Novaya Zemlya in Location:Spitsbergen,Longyearbyen.