Longyearbyen, Svalbard (Spitsbergen)

Explore: Jun 3, 2011 #237


Longyearbyen is the largest settlement in the Svalbard archipelago, Norway and also its capital.


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but sorry, in German only.

  • simpleprivate 4y

    Mir gefällt das tolle Schattenspiel beim imposanten Schneeberg. Wirklich schön.
  • marinela 2008 4y

    Superb !

    Congrats on Explore my friend !
  • Tan Yilmaz PRO 4y

    Lovely smooth snow and shadows on the mountain, looks like a fascinating place to visit.
  • mharoldsewell PRO 4y


    Beautful. Looks like a great skiing mountain in the background.
  • Photo--Graphy 4y

    Nicely composed and shot
  • mambo1935 4y

  • Jean-Marc Buchet PRO 4y

    Fantastic contrast and light !
  • bridgy2008 4y

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  • Colorado Sands PRO 4y

    I like to see these pale blue shadows!
  • Onasill ~ Bill Badzo PRO 4y

    Do have avalanches? Looking A that mountain with snow. ~ Wonderful scenic shot.
  • Herald 4y

    Very beautiful shot Gerald, I love those snowy mountains! Excellent work!

    Have a nice weekend, greetings from Holland... :-)
  • Russ D 4y

    That's an awesome peak and the colorful houses contrast so nicely with it!
  • Uschi PRO 3y

    Wow ... ich wundere mich gerade, dass mir einige durchgegangen sind :o) ...
    beeindruckende Berge mit den hübschen bunten Häusern ... der Schnee wirkt so
    unwahrscheinlich rein und sauber auf den Bergen!

    Ich denke, dass du bald starten wirst und wünsche dir nochmals eine gute und sichere
    Reise, ganz viel Spaß, viele neue Motive und Eindrücke ... alles Gute, Gerald!
  • Steve Taylor PRO 2y

    I love how soft the snow has made the mountains
  • Jean-Marc PAYET PRO 2y

    magnifique composition avec une superbe luminosité et de très belles teintes
  • kadege59 PRO 1y

    Spitzbergen - immer wieder beeindruckend !
    Ein super Foto !

    Wünsche Dir schöne Ostern !
  • T.JEFFREY 1y

    spectacular white mountain scape.
  • Thorsteinn Egilson PRO 7mo

    Beautiful image !
    Have a great weekend.
  • Gerald Zinnecker PRO 7mo


    Thank you for comments, inviting and favorites!
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Taken on March 30, 2011
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