Svalbard (Norway)

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Barentsburg, Svalbard

Taken in July 1997 during a cruise from Dover to Spitsbergen. Barentsburg started as a Dutch mining town in the 1920s. In 1932 the Dutch sold their concession to the Soviet Union. Since then, the Russian state owned Arktikugol Trust has been operating on Svalbard. The distance from Longyearbyen to Barentsburg is about 55 km but there are no roads connecting the two settlements. Most contact between the two is by boat. The town relies entirely on mainland Russia for food and coinage…

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A Visual Tour of the Research Base At the End of the World: Square building with the word 'Pyramid' printed on it. In Barentsburg, an abandoned Russian settlement in Svalbard, the collection of remote islands in the far north of Norway. By Reuben Wu. Old Buildings, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Castles, Abandoned Places, Haunted Places, End Of The World, Archipelago, Ghost Towns, Urban Decay

A Visual Tour of the Research Base At the End of the World

It’s not hard to make the arctic beautiful. But the observatories, abandoned factories, and shipwrecks scattered across its white expanse? That’s tougher. For landscape photographer Reuben Wu, that was exactly the allure of the arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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Our first stop on the Hurtigruten expedition trip around the island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic Circle was an eerie one indeed. A permanent Russian settlement that’s more or less autonomous, Barentsburg is one of only three “inhabited” towns on the whole island and had this creepy feeling of a ghost town where something bad …

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In Barentsburg

Barentsburg (Russian: Баренцбург) is the second largest settlement on Svalbard, with about 500 inhabitants (2007), almost entirely Russians and Ukrainians. The Russian-owned Arktikugol has been mining coal here since 1932, and during the Cold War Barentsburg was a hotbed of activity as the Russians attempted to expand their zone of control over the islands. Although Svalbard is under Norwegian sovereignty, the unique Spitsbergen Treaty of 1920 allows citizens of signatory countries equal…

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The dock house in *Barentsburg, Norway.* |Barentsburg is the second largest settlement on *Svalbard.|

The mining outpost of Barentsburg, shown September on Norway& remote Svalbard islands. The Soviet Union (later Russia) has been operating the mines here since Currently it is home to around 500 residents, almost entirely Russian and Ukrainian. Svalbard Norway, North Pole, Archipelago, Remote, Soviet Union, Adventure, Landscape, Travel, Rice

Barentsburg, Svalbard. The arctic part of Norway. Russian mining town.