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From: Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard

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In the early decades of the 20th Century, a network of aerial bucket conveyors hauled coal from mines at several points in the valley to a central terminal, where the coal was consolidated for delivery to ships in the Port of Longyear at the bottom of the hill.

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