The abandoned Russian mining town of Pyramiden which was closed down in 1997. More people lived and worked there in the past than do in Longyearbyen today.
The Russian mining town of Barentsburg in Grønfjorden
Wild nature from the high arctic, Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Houses in Longyearbyen overlooking Adventfjorden in August sunset light
Iconic Longyearbyen houses in full moon with faint aurora taken during the pokar night in december
The old coal cableway leading from Longyearbyen down to the harbour
one tower from the old coal cableway used to transport coal from the mines to the harbour near Longyearbyen. This tower is out in Adventdalen, some 10 km away from the town.
The old Mine 2 sits on the slopes of the valley above the town of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen. It is still possible to explore the ruins.