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Coal mining and sea cliffs, Svalbard

Remains of 20th century coal mining on the coast of Isjforden, Svalbard. The cliffs are marked with the signs of coal mining from the 20th century, and covered green tundra vegettion that grows during the short summer season - which is lengthening due to climate change.

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Dave Walsh 2016
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Remains of 20th century coal mining on the coast of Isjforden, Svalbard. The cliffs are marked with the signs of coal mining from the 20th century, and covered green tundra vegettion that grows during the short summer season - which is lengthening due to climate change.