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Svalbard By Zhingoora Books
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The General Knowledge book series, are designed for specific country, are one of the most admired book for the improvement and learning purpose.This book contains information about... More > Background,Geography,Natural resources,Land use,Environment. Population,Sex ratio,flag of the county,Area,Border countries,Maritime claims,Elevation extremes,Land use,Natural hazards,Volcanism,Age structure,Median age,Net migration rate,Country comparison to the world,Religions,Languages,Literacy,School life expectancy ,Government,Time difference,Administrative divisions,Executive branch,Cabinet and almost everthing related with general knowledge.< Less
Svalbard: Walrus! 2017 Calendar By Malcolm Smith
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Svalbard is an archipelago situated north of Norway. Spitsbergen is the largest and best known island in the group. There is no evidence that Svalbard was visited or inhabited by any humans prior... More > to its discovery by the Dutch in 1596. A vast whale population was then quickly hunted to near extinction. Others visitors came later, in search of seals, walrus, polar bears or coal. Today, visitors come to see the sights, to hike, kayak and explore, and to study the fragile ecology of the far north. This high arctic environment will be one of the first major casualties of global warming as the ice sheets fail and the glaciers retreat. See preview for a depiction of all monthly images.< Less
Arctic Network Builders: The Arctic Coal Company's Operations on Spitsbergen and its Relationship with the Environment By Cameron Hartnell
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Analysis of the evolution of the Arctic Coal Company's operations on high-Arctic Spitsbergen.
L'isola delle ombre bianche By Daniele Imperi
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Un'isola ai confini del mondo che racchiude un segreto più antico dell'uomo. Una squadra di scienziati in cerca di campioni. Un orrore venuto dal bianco e dal gelo. E un sussurro di morte che... More > ti accompagna fino alla fine del tempo. Dalle isole Svalbard, l'ultimo avamposto umano prima del Polo Nord, un'avventura fra i ghiacci eterni e la luce piena del giorno artico. “La luce che fugava gli incubi della notte e i misteri delle terre ghiacciate e desolate. E il bianco accecante in cui si muovevano cose che nessuno aveva mai incontrato.”< Less
My First Crossing of Spitsbergen By Jack Kauw
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In de zomer van 1896 vertrok W.M. Conway en drie anderen met pony’s en sledes vanuit Adventdalen naar de oostkust van Spitsbergen. Het gebied daartussen was volkomen onbekend. Zij brachten het... More > in kaart en de bergen en gletsjers gaven ze toepasselijke namen. Hun reis staat beschreven in the First Crossing of Spitsbergen uit 1897. Samen met 5 studenten maakte Jack Kauw in 2010 ook deze tocht. Het boek uit 1897 was hun reisgids. In dit boekje staan foto’s van toen en nu, hoe bergen en gletsjers aan hun naam zijn gekomen en andere wetenswaardigheden. Interessant voor hen die deze route al eens gelopen hebben of dat van plan zijn. En voor de liefhebber van avontuurlijke reisverhalen.< Less
Wanderings, Volume 2, 2017 Calendar By Malcolm Smith
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Wanderings is an annual collection of miscellaneous photographs. The only unifying theme is that I like the photographs, and cannot fit them into another calendar. Or, I can fit them into another... More > calendar and I want to use them again anyway. Volume 2 was published for the first time in 2008.< Less
Deep Water Or Two Tooth And The Pygmy By Michael Skelly
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This a story, a fiction about two very different whales, a Narwhal and a Pygmy Sperm Whale. It is the story of the North Atlantic from the Bahamas to Svalbard and is for older teenagers or adults... More > with an interest in the environment, ecology and the drama of the natural world.< Less
Deep Water Or Two Tooth And The Pygmy By Michael Skelly
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This a story, a fiction about two very different whales, a Narwhal and a Pygmy Sperm Whale. It is the story of the North Atlantic from the Bahamas to Svalbard and is for older teenagers or adults... More > with an interest in the environment, ecology and the drama of the natural world.< Less
Explorations of the Seed Vault By Einar Sneve Martinussen, Jørn Knutsen
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In this colouring book you get to take a closer look at some of the seeds found in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The Seed Vault is located underground in the arctic permafrost on the Norwegian... More > island of Spitsbergen. This is the world’s largest secure seed storage facility and currently holds seeds from 5.499 species of crop plants. This collection is an important global collaboration for preserving the biodiversity and resilience of crops for the future. In this colouring book we look at a small, but significant, selection of these - showing seeds from both the most common species in the Seed Vault, and some of the least common ones. This book is a part of an experimental project about interpreting and communicating data from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The project is developed by Jørn Knutsen and Einar Sneve Martinussen from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, and the design studio Voy. More about the project at medium.com/explorations-of-the-seed-vault.< Less
Anti-Supernatural Assault Team Book1-The Seal Of Solomon- Parts 1-5 By Michael Keyth
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A.S.A.T. (Anti-Supernatural Assault Team) is a special group created by a billionaire Arthur West. They consist of 6 best people, Arthur could find. Their main aim is to find 5 pieces of the Seal of... More > Solomon, so they can stop the demon that is responsible for the end of the world in 2012. Almost two months have passed since the last mission for the Seal. Now the third part of this sacred object has been found far away on the island of Svalbard near the North Pole. There is a ghost town of Pyramiden which ASATs find that the metaphorical name ghost doesn’t apply to this place.< Less