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place-names of Svalbard

Norges Svalbard-Og Ishavs-UndersØkelser.

place-names of Svalbard

by Norges Svalbard-Og Ishavs-UndersØkelser.

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Published by Kommisjon HosJacob Dybwad in Oslo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[translated from the Norwegian].
SeriesSkrifter om Svalbard og Ishavet -- Nr. 80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21085397M

Book Description. This book is the first of its kind to chart the terrain of contemporary India’s many place names. It explores different ‘place connections’, investigates how places are named and renamed, and looks at the forces that are remaking the future place name map of g: Svalbard. While it does have cities, it has little useful information about anything other than place names. It is very small so it provides only the barest of information. It does provide relevant positions of settlements in Svalbard, and basic (very basic) regional and geography information but it has very little useful information for anyone looking /5(20).

Svalbard (‘cold coasts; in Norwegian) is the official name since for the archipelago in the Norwegian administrative area between longitude 10° and 35° E, and latitude 74° and 81° N. It was originally referred to as Spitsbergen from and in the Treaty of Paris of PDF | On Jan 1, , H. A. Nakrem and others published The Geology of Svalbard by W. B. Harland. Geological Society, London, Memoir No. 17, Author: Hans Arne Nakrem.

  Two hundred sixteenth in an alphabetical series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names. Ernest Mansfield () was a whirlwind in the West Kootenay at the turn of the 20th century. the north polar regions, longitude and latitude, sun in high latitudes, magnetic north, polar navigation, maps, glossary, metric, Svalbard, exploration, polar books.


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Place-names of Svalbard by Norges Svalbard-Og Ishavs-UndersØkelser. Download PDF EPUB FB2

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Norwegian Polar Institute is the official agency responsible for place names in the Norwegian polar regions. More specifically Svalbard (included Bjørnøya) and Jan Mayen with near waters, and in the south:: Dronning Maud Land, Bouvetøya and Peter I Øy with near waters.

Place names in the Antarctic are both national and international. Placenames in Norwegian polar areas all areas Svalbard Jan Mayen Dronning Maud Land Bouvetøya Peter I Øy text search Press coloured circles to zoom in and reveal named places (open blue circles).

Svalbard (NP/Skrifter Nos 80 and), covering standardized place names up tofurther names have been derived from more recent published topographic maps. Place names of geological interest are located on figures throughout the book and are indicated here by associated figure : L.

Anderson. Svalbard’s wildlife is low in species diversity compared to temperate regions. However, those species that are present in Svalbard are often highly abundant, a pattern most pronounced for seabirds.

Wildlife diversity peaks when migratory birds return to breed and there is intense bird activity at sea, in the bird cliffs and on the islands. Part 4 comprises a summary of the economic aspects of Svalbard geology and three alphabetical lists as reference aids namely place names, stratigraphic names and general index.

There is also an extensive reference list, which will be a significant bibliographic resource for researchers of Svalbard by: Place names of Svalbard» Marine Mammals Sightings» Svalbard's cultural remains - traces of history in an Arctic landscape By Kristin Prestvold.

Cultural remains are experienced in present time, in their present state. In that way, cultural remains are important elements in the experience and communication of landscape and history.

By Øystein Overrein (ed.), Jørn Henriksen, Bjørn Fossli Johansen, Kristin Prestvold The bay of Fjortende Julibukta boasts magnificent scenery, a glacier that calves into the sea and a cliff on the north side of the bay teeming with breeding birds. The birdlife is. This section presents a list of the principal place names used throughout the book.

Spellings have been checked against the entries in The Place Names of Svalbard (NP/Skrifter Nos 80 and), covering standardized place names up tofurther names have been derived from more recent published topographic : L.

Anderson. Svalbard (/ ˈ s v ɑː l b ɑːr / SVAHL-bar, Urban East Norwegian: [ˈsvɑ̂ːlbɑr] (); prior to known as Spitsbergen, or Spitzbergen) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic ed north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North islands of the group range from 74° to 81° north latitude, and from 10° to 35° east strative centre and largest town:.

Search Norwegian Polar Data Centre. settings search. publication. TopoSvalbard is a topographical map portal for Svalbard.

It shows detailed topography and place names in addition to aerial photos and 3D view. Find and order printed maps in the store. Geodata offers a selection of map service and basemap datasets. You can find all Norwegian place names in the Arctic and the Antarctic are in an open database.

Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean roughly centered on 78° north latitude and 20° east archipelago is the northernmost part of the Kingdom of three main islands in the group consist of Spitsbergen (the largest island), Nordaustlandet and are also a number of smaller islands, such as Barents Island (Barentsøya) Location: Arctic Ocean.

Place names The place names on Svalbard and Jan Mayen reflectthe history of the arctic islands. Many of the names of large landscape ele-ments in the near coast areas are linked to the whaling period of the s and possibly have Dutch or British origins.

At the decline of the whale hunting there were research expeditions. View our latest public records (in Norwegian) and send access request. Send your access request by e-mail to [email protected] We will respond within 1–5 days.

Get this from a library. The place-names of [Jan Mayen. [Anders Kristian Orvin] -- An alphabetical listing of the place names in Jan Mayen with a description of each place.

Description This book is the first of its kind to chart the terrain of contemporary India’s many place names. It explores different ‘place connections’, investigates how places are named and renamed, and looks at the forces that are remaking the future place name map of g: Svalbard.

While it does have cities, it has little useful information about anything other than place names. It is very small so it provides only the barest of information.

It does provide relevant positions of settlements in Svalbard, and basic (very basic) regional and geography information but it has very little useful information for anyone looking /5.

Norges sentrale institutt for vitenskapelig forskning, miljøovervåking og kartlegging av Arktis og Antarktis. Bellsund is a kilometer (12 mi) long sound on the west coast of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard archipelago of is separated from Van Mijenfjorden by the islands of Akseløya and nd is located south of Nordenskiöld Land and north of Wedel Jarlsberg Land.

History. Bellsund was first seen by William Barents in He simply referred to it as. Vindholmen (English: "Wind Island" or "Wind Islet") is a small islet southeast of Brækmoholmane, part of Thousand Islands, an island group south of Edgeøya. References. Norwegian Polar Institute Place Names of Svalbard Database; Coordinates.

might be told about in future versions of the book Place names of Svalbard or introduced on maps as former glacial sites, but they are more likely to be forgotten.Photo book. Stange, Rolf (). Spitsbergen – Svalbard: A complete guide around the arctic archipelago.

Rolf Stange. ISBN Αρχειοθετήθηκε από το πρωτότυπο στις 10 Δεκεμβρίου Tjomsland, Audun & Wilsberg, Kjell (). Braathens SAFE 50 år: Mot alle odds. Oslo. ISBN