Tag: Spitsbergen

  • Svalbard 2015

    Svalbard 2015

    I was attending a conference in Longyearbyen on Svalbard in April this year. One afternoon was spent on a snow mobile exploring some of the fantastic nature up there. Here are some photos from the trip.

  • Formations


    A collection of photos of the sea ice around Svalbard.

  • 300 Ny-Ålesund

    300 Ny-Ålesund

    A 300 degrees panorama photo from Ny-Ålesund sticked together using nine single images. The photos are captured a few kilometers outside of the settlement. [photonav url=’http://espenraknes.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/img_00012.jpg’ width=930 animate=1 container_height=600 mode=drag] Put the mouse pointer over the photo and use the left mouse button to move around in the photo.

  • Ny-Ålesund


    Ny-Ålesund is one of the world’s nothernmost settlements, and is one of the three other permanent settlements on Spitsbergen, Svalbard. The population during the winter season is around 30 persons, which all work with things related to research. In the summer the population grows to around 130 persons. The photos below are from areas around the […]

  • Arctic Sunset

    Arctic Sunset

    Two photos taken on Spitsbergen, Svalbard, some kilometers outside of Ny-Ålesund.