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Longyearbyen

Fossil hunting - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities

  • Postboks 182, Spitsbergen
  • +47 91776595
  •  /  km From You
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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.


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  • Source: Svalbard Reiseliv AS

General

Age limit
  • 12 years
Season
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Boat trips
  • Glacier hiking
  • Guided trips
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
Canoeing & kayaking
  • Kayaking
Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)

Opening hours

Jun 9, 2014 - Jul 1, 2018: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 10:00 - 13:00
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Facts

Duration
1-4 hours
Season
Summer
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Spitsbergen, Norway
The latitude and longitude
78° 14' 32" N / 15° 31' 34" E
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