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Svalbard Coastline, Pilarberget at Icefjord
Pilarberget west of Longyearbyen at the Icefjord from air. The different geological layers (Lower Tertiary) are eroded in regular patterns. The cliffs provide breeding sites for tenthousands of Brünnich's guilimots and other seabirds(whitish layer). The green layer below the colonies consists of rich vegetastion fertilized by the birds.