Spitsbergen: Svalbard, Franz Josef, Jan Mayen, 3Rd: The Bradt Travel Guide

Spitsbergen: Svalbard, Franz Josef, Jan Mayen, 3Rd: The Bradt Travel Guide

  • Publish Date: 2005-08-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Andreas Umbreit
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The Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Spitsbergen (locally referred to as Svalbard) is an antidote to modern-day life. Svalbard: The Bradt Travel Guide introduces ecotravelers to this fascinating part of the world; its intriguing land features, and the magical display of northern lights make it ideal for cruises, wilderness exploration, wildlife watching, and extreme sports. The guide is packed with essential information on travel preparations and local knowledge for those braving the Arctic elements.

This guide features:
>All the islands of the region that make up Svalbard territory, including Franz Josef Land and the tiny volcanic island of Jan Mayen
>Nature and conservation, including polar bears, Arctic foxes, reindeer, and migratory birds
>A survival guide to the Arctic with advice on getting outfitted for exploration
>Getting there and traveling around, cruise options and internal travel by skidoos and sleds
>A wide range of sports, including climbing, hiking, trekking, skiing, riding, and hunting
>A background to the climate and geology of the region

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