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Svalbard, Norway



cover photo by Gian Mario Zaino  


Location added by Axel1950


 The information about this location have been automatically translated with Microsoft Translator.

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Coordinates : 78.223392,15.670624 (Open in Google Maps)

Subjects : Svalbard is the northernmost inhabited places in the world. The harsh environment and pristine, that makes it very spettacolare.Si can take pictures of beautiful sceneries but also animals rather rare. Among mammals, polar bears, reindeer, arctic foxes, seals, whales and walruses. Among the common birds fulmars, Arctic terns, kittiwakes, glaucous gulls, eider ducks, loons minors, barnacle geese and Razorbill less than the usual seabirds such as guillemots, puffins, etc.. Other sightings are the snow bunting, the king of eider ducks and the ivory gull.

Recommended equipment : From paintings to wildlife (300-400 with a multiplier is fine in most cases), the wide-angle for landscape photos. For the rest must be covered very well, we are located between 76 and 80 parallel to and in summer the temperature varies between 0 and 10 degrees, on average there are 6 degrees.

Best months : Although we can go all year round, it is obviously recommended the summer. From April to the end of August the sun is above the horizon for 24 hours a day and in June and July the sun is high even at midnight and you can take pictures at night with no problems.

How to get there : You can get there by plane from Oslo or from Tromso to Longyearbyen, a town of only 2,500 inhabitants in which you can find everything: hotels, banks, post offices, bars, shops, kindergartens, schools and universities. WHITE BEAR WARNING: out of the few towns is required to be armed with armed guide: Although very rare, there have been attacks mortrali white bear, typically young males. A Longyearbyen lives throughout the 'year an Italian who organizes trips, trekking expeditions or

Visits : To visit the centers of the archipelago abiati: Barentsburg, NY Alesund (locality inhabited by researchers and that started Nobile for the ill-fated expedition to the North Pole). On site in Longyearbyen or better book in advance on the internet you can organize treks lasting several days or trips giornaliere.E 'can also participate in organized cruises

Notes :


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Wildlife - Norway, Svalbard 2010
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