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A longer tour to the east coast of Spitsbergen.

East Coast of Spitsbergen (gallery)

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Old hut under the mountain Domen in Mohnbukta. – 1/2

Old hut under the mountain Domen in Mohnbukta. – 2/2

Travelling on fast ice in Mohnbukta on a beautiful April day.

Many smaller icebergs with fantastic shapes and colours are frozen in the fast ice of Mohnbukta. These images were taken inside an iceberg that had several old meltwater caves. – 1/2

Many smaller icebergs with fantastic shapes and colours are frozen in the fast ice of Mohnbukta. These images were taken inside an iceberg that had several old meltwater caves. – 2/2

The calving front of Hayesbreen on the northern side of Mohnbukta is frozen solid and rather stable and inactive in mid April.

View from a moraine ridge on the northern side of Mohnbukta, near Teistpynten.

In northern Storfjord, the mighty Negribreen is reaching the shore. It has receded considerably in recent decades, but still has the widest calving front of the main island of Spitsbergen.

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last modification: 2013-12-27 · copyright: Rolf Stange
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