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Around Spitsbergen Spitzbergen 26 August - 8 September 2022 with SV Meander

Part 2: From Isbukta to Edgeøya and Barentsøya

SV Meander, Edgeøya

SV Mean­der ancho­red off Edgeøya.

South Cape was just what it usual­ly is: an obsta­cle that can be navi­ga­ted in an ok way with the help of wea­ther fore­casts and some plan­ning, then it is just a cou­p­le of miles with a bit of swell. But we had wea­ther fore­casts and did our home­work with the plan­ning.

Isbuk­ta, a place with gene­ral­ly stun­ning sce­ne­ry, was kind of hid­den in pret­ty dull, grey wather. But then …

Evening walk, Edgeøya

Evening walk on Edgeøya.

… things chan­ged as we arri­ved on the other side of Storfjord, at Edgeøya and Bar­entsøya. The­re, we made a good cou­p­le of gre­at lan­dings, star­ting in Habe­nicht­buk­ta (a short lan­ding, for rea­sons rela­ted to polar bears), then to Got­ha­vi­ka and Dis­ko­buk­ta – an unf­or­gett­able evening lan­ding! – and the Rosen­berg­da­len / Doleritt­ne­set (“Kapp Lee”) area. Then off to Free­man­sund, to Büdelf­jel­let on Bar­entsøya (birds, birds, birds) and Zeiløya­ne (yet ano­t­her unf­or­gett­able evening lan­ding).

Pho­to­gal­le­ry 2: From Isbuk­ta to Edgeøya and Bar­entsøya

Click on thumb­nail to open an enlar­ged ver­si­on of the spe­ci­fic pho­to.

To page/photo gal­le­ry:  → The sou­thern west coast (Isfjord to Dun­der­buk­ta)  → From Isbuk­ta to Edgeøya and Bar­entsøya  → Nord­aus­t­land and Hin­lo­pen Strait  → From Raudfjord to Isfjord


By the way:

New book

my new book is in print and it can now be orde­red 🙂 it is a pho­to book with the tit­le “Nor­we­gens ark­ti­scher Nor­den (3): Die Bären­in­sel und Jan May­en”, with Ger­man text Click here for fur­ther details!


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last modification: 2022-10-25 · copyright: Rolf Stange