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  1. Blood Falls and more natural odditiesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | CNN

    ... Island. They're what geologists call septarian concretions. From April 20 to August 23, the sun never sets over Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago that lies north of Greenland in the Arctic Sea. Here, colorful cabins reflect the midnight sun in June ...

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  2. Telenor investment in Svalbard passes NOK12m; archipelago 'ten years ahead' of mainland NorwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Norwegian telecoms giant Telenor has outlined its achievements on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, which is situated midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole.

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  3. Remote Cabin Enjoys World's Fastest InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    SVALBARD, Norway-On a cold shore in the icy archipelago of Svalbard, a relative stone's throw from the North Pole, a small cabin belonging to Svein Nordahl is a hive of activity.

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  4. Sonic wonders: 8 great places to hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | KMIZ

    ... that offers rooms with shared bathrooms and eco-lodges. 107355 Nipton Road, Nipton; +1 760 856 2335 Where: Svalbard, a bleak Norwegian archipelago of ice-capped mountains and fierce polar bears way out in the Arctic Ocean What: Mind-bending, ...

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  5. Visiting the sonic wonders of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | CNN

    ... that offers rooms with shared bathrooms and eco-lodges. 107355 Nipton Road, Nipton; +1 760 856 2335 Where: Svalbard, a bleak Norwegian archipelago of ice-capped mountains and fierce polar bears way out in the Arctic Ocean What: Mind-bending, ...

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  6. Small Cabin in Norway Enjoys Some of World's Fastest InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | Wall Street Journal

    SVALBARD, Norway-On a cold shore in the icy archipelago of Svalbard, a relative stone's throw from the North Pole, a small cabin belonging to Svein Nordahl is a hive of activity.

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  7. Blood Falls and more natural odditiesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | CNN

    ... Island. They're what geologists call septarian concretions. From April 20 to August 23, the sun never sets over Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago that lies north of Greenland in the Arctic Sea. Here, colorful cabins reflect the midnight sun in June ...

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  8. Steve to take on his toughest challenge everRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | Redditch Advertiser

    ... days from April 1 to 10. Mr Bennett will take his first icy step as he lands at Longyearbyen on the Archipelago of Svalbard in the Arctic Circle on March 29 for acclimatisation and training before flying to Camp Barneo, an ice drift base normally ...

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  9. The Arctic Summer Cloud Ocean Study (ASCOS): overview and experimental designRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | CiteULike

    ... on the study of the formation and life cycle of low-level Arctic clouds. ASCOS departed from Longyearbyen on Svalbard on 2 August and returned on 9 September 2008. In transit into and out of the pack ice, four short research stations were undertaken ...

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  10. Quark Expeditions Launches New Itineraries in 2015 LineupRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Travel World News

    ... icebreaker. In addition to the five new itineraries, Quark's season will also feature their popular Arctic Svalbard voyages in a variety of lengths, Greenland and Canadian High Arctic, as well as the award-winning Three Arctic Islands itinerary. ...

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  11. Norway Puts Tighter Fuel Restrictions on Cruise Ships in Wilderness AreasRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Skift

    Parts of Norway's remote Svalbard archipelago will be off limits to the majority of cruise passengers from next January.

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  12. Blood Falls and more natural odditiesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | CNN

    ... Island. They're what geologists call septarian concretions. From April 20 to August 23, the sun never sets over Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago that lies north of Greenland in the Arctic Sea. Here, colorful cabins reflect the midnight sun in June ...

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  13. Snowy wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | The Economist

    ... his hapless newlyweds here in "Neige Noire", and Monica Kristensen's "Operation Fritham" and Thomas Kirkwood's "The Svalbard Passage" are among the war stories set in these snowy wastelands. My own inspiration was Michelle Paver's "Dark Matter", a ...

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  14. Blood Falls and more natural odditiesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | CNN

    ... Island. They're what geologists call septarian concretions. From April 20 to August 23, the sun never sets over Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago that lies north of Greenland in the Arctic Sea. Here, colorful cabins reflect the midnight sun in June ...

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  15. Global Marine to rely on Nexans' fibre optic cables for major...Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... optic cables, each around 250 km in length, to connect the Ny Aalesund observation station on the Arctic island of Svalbard to Longyearbyen, the administrative capital. Since the satellite station at Longyearbyen is already connected to mainland ...

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  16. Norway Opens Coal Mine on Svalbard ArchipelagoRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Resource Investing News

    Bloomberg reported that although lawmakers in the Norwegian capital of Oslo are considering banning their country's sovereign wealth fund from investing in coal companies, Norway has nevertheless opened a new coal mine on the Svalbard archipelago.

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  17. Norway Oil Fund Ban Proves No Hurdle for Arctic Coal MiningRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    As lawmakers in Oslo debate whether to ban their $840 billion sovereign wealth fund from investing in coal companies, the country has opened a new coal mine in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago.

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  18. Norway Wealth Fund Ban Proves No Hurdle for Arctic Coal MiningRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    As lawmakers in Oslo debate whether to ban their $840 billion sovereign wealth fund from investing in coal companies, the country has opened a new coal mine in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago.

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  19. Blood Falls and more natural odditiesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | CNN

    ... Island. They're what geologists call septarian concretions. From April 20 to August 23, the sun never sets over Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago that lies north of Greenland in the Arctic Sea. Here, colorful cabins reflect the midnight sun in June ...

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  20. Future Humans Will Thank Us for Their Barley and OkraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Atlantic

    The Svalbard Global Seed Vault now contains 800,000 types of plants including red okra that was reportedly passed down by generations of Cherokee and Japanese barleys used to make shochu.

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