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Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities

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Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities Photo: JD
Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities Photo: JD
Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities Photo: JD

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An easy hike takes us up on the moraines in front of the Longyear glacier. The fossil location is a very senic place next to blue ice in between high spectacular mountains.You will see 60 million years old plant fossils from the time with dinosaurs and rainforest.

Hours

6/9/2014 - 7/1/2018
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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  • Season

    • summer
    • august
    • july
    • september
  • Language

    • English
    • Norwegian
  • Duration

    • 4 hours
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Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities - Photo: JD

Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities

An easy hike takes us up on the moraines in front of the Longyear glacier. The fossil location is a very senic place next to blue ice in between high...

Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities

Source: Visitnorway

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