Svalbard

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The small, flat sland of Moffen, off the north coast of Spitsbergen, in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard,...

Svalbard Global Seed Vault
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The Global Seed Vault, located the top of the world, on the island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic...

Walrus at Poole-Pynten
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Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus at Poole-Pynten, Prins Karls Forland island, Svalbard. Walrus at Poole-Pynten, originally uploaded by Dave Walsh...

Arctic Fox mother and cub, Ny-Alesund
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Arctic Fox mother and cub, Ny-Alesund, Alopex lagopus, living under the "London Houses" - the Dutch research station...

Common Eider Duck, Svalbard
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Eider drake stands on a roadway outside Longyearbyen, while craning its neck to vocalise its oh-oooo call. Common...

Arctic Terns, sterna paradisea, Ny Alesund
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Arctic Tern, sterna paradisea, preparing to mate and nest in the Arctic scientific research village of Ny-Alesund, Svalbard....

Two Arctic Terns, sterna paradisea, perched near the dog yard Ny Alesund, Svalbard. These terns migrate more than any other species bird - up to 35,000km per year for some birds, as the travel to Antarctica and back, and can enjoy two polar summers. The t
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Arctic Terns, sterna paradisea, Ny Alesund, originally uploaded by Dave Walsh Photography. Arctic Tern, sterna paradisea, preparing to...

Arctic Terns, sterna paradisea, Ny Alesund
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Arctic Tern, sterna paradisea, preparing to mate and nest in the Arctic scientific research village of Ny-Alesund, Svalbard....

Purple sandpiper, Ny Alesund
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Purple sandpiper, caldiris maritma, on the beach, at Ny Alesund, Svalbard.

Ivory Gull perched above seal meat
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Ivory gull, pagophila eburnea, perched above a rack of dried seal meat at the dog yard, Ny-Alesund, Spitsbergen,...