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Driftwood from Siberia on the shores of Phippsøya, Seven Islands, Svalbard

The Seven Islands are the northernmost place of Svalbard, where the costs are freezing already in early September again. As Fridtjof Nansen already proofed, the enormous amounts of driftwood have been transported with the Arctic sea ice drift from Sibirien rivers.

Year: 2015

From album: Sea Ice, Icebergs, Glaciers, Snow and Permafrost in the Arctic Region

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Arctic change climate Ecosystems Environment Nation program Russia Siberia Temperature United

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