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Bird Cliffs of Spitsbergen - Fuglefjellet

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The boat sped along the rugged shore of the Islfjord to to Grumant, a Soviet coal-mining settlement that was abandoned when the mine closed in 1961. Our boatman took us close to shore for a better view.

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Also see:
MS Nordstjernen - Spitsbergen Adventure Cruise