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Ny-Ålesund

Ny-Ålesund

Research station at 79 degrees north

Ny-Ålesund

Ny Ålesund is situated on Spitsbergen, north-west of Longyearbyen, in Oscar II land. This is a research town and provide facilities for researchers from more than ten countries. The population consists of between 30 and 35 people throughout the year, with an increase in the summer to about 120 people.

In the summer Ny Ålesund can be reached by boat, in the winter you can take part in a ski expedition where Ny Ålesund is one of several places you will get to see and explore.

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  1. Longyearbyen

    Join us on a trip to Ny-Ålesund, a former mining town and gateway to the Arctic. This was the starting point for famous explorers’ race to the North pole. Roald Amundsen, known as the first person, to reach both to the South- and North pole, used...

  2. Longyearbyen

    This trip is tailor made for us to make several landings to fully enhance the magic, the stories and the wildlife at it’s best.

    Our regular visitors are walrus, seals and whales, and if we are lucky we may cathc a glimpse of the polar bear during...

  3. Longyearbyen

    Now you have the possibility to join us to the northern most city in the world, Ny-Aalesund on board the Spitsbergen Express. In the city we will provide you a guided tour, tell you stories and visit the northern most post office in the world. On...

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