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Excursions into the surroundings of Longyearbyen and into Tempelfjord.

Tempelfjord (gallery)

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Longyearbyen

View from Gruvefjellet over Longyearbyen. Cloudy evening in early April.

Hiorthamn

On the north side of Adventfjord, opposite Longyearbyen, are the remains of Hiorthamn, a small mining settlement from the early 20th century.

Tempelfjord

In Tempelfjord, on the shore near Sassendalen, is Fredheim, home of the famous Norwegian trapper Hilmar Nøis, who lived there for several decades, in later years together with his second wife Helfrid. 1/2

In Tempelfjord, on the shore near Sassendalen, is Fredheim, home of the famous Norwegian trapper Hilmar Nøis, who lived there for several decades, in later years together with his second wife Helfrid. 2/2

Tunabreen (-glacier) terminates with its calving front at innermost Tempelfjord, directly neighbouring Von Postbreen south of it, which as receded so far that it does not have a steep cliff anymore. 1/2

Tunabreen (-glacier) terminates with its calving front at innermost Tempelfjord, directly neighbouring Von Postbreen south of it, which as receded so far that it does not have a steep cliff anymore. 2/2

The sailing boat Noorderlicht spends the arctic spring frozen into the ice of Tempelfjord. 1/2

The sailing boat Noorderlicht spends the arctic spring frozen into the ice of Tempelfjord. 2/2

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