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Isfjorden

(ēs'fyôr`dən) [Ice Fjord], inlet of the Greenland Sea and largest fjord of Spitsbergen island, Svalbard, Norway, 65 mi (105 km) long and from 8 to 20 mi (12.8–32 km) wide. It receives several glaciers. The towns of Longyearbyen and Barentsburg are on the inlet.
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'VYking' was photographed in the Firth of Forth (56[sup.0]02'19"N, 3[sup.0]11'36"W) on 23rd February 2018 and the Norwegian photograph was taken the previous year on 31st May 2017 at Isfjorden near Longyearbyen in Svalbard (approximately 78[sup.0]15'N, 15[sup.0]04'E) (Fig.
That night, after leaving the shelter of Isfjorden for the open Greenland Sea, a patch of rough water sends us tossing and tumbling like rags in a washing machine; one disadvantage of bona fide icebreakers is a lack of stabilizers to steady the ship's motion.
Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) were recorded in Isfjorden, Svalbard (78"15' N, 15[degrees]1T E) in late September 2013.
A la fin de septembre 2013, la presence de grands maquereaux (Scomber scombrus) a ete enregistree a Isfjorden, dans l'archipel du Svalbard (78[degrees]15' N, 15[degrees]1T E).
Sars, 1871) were collected using scuba from subtidal habitats near Bergen, Norway (Straumen; 62 [degrees]N), the Arctic archipelago Svalbard (Isfjorden, Spitzbergen; 78 [degrees] N), and Washington State, USA (San Juan Islands, 48.5[degrees]N).
At Svalbard, breeding has still not been confirmed with certainty, but a record from 1955 at Isfjorden, West Spitsbergen (~78[degrees] N) probably involved a breeding Ross's gull (Lovenskiold, 1963).
Along with Hjalmar Johansen, who had been a member of Fridtjof Nansen's expedition on board Fram and had wintered with Nansen under very primitive conditions on Zemlya Frantsa Iosifa in 1895-96, Lerner next wintered in a hut at Bohemanneset, on the north shore of Isfjorden, across from Longyearbyen.
The ship soon headed out Isfjorden, first to Forlandsundet and then north toward St.
Area Total Ringed as chicks Recovered (%) Bellsund 510 503 29 (5.8) Bjornoya 5142 207 9 (4.4) Hopen 46 0 0 0 Hornsund 298 169 0 0 Isfjorden 408 147 6 (4.1) Kongsfjorden/Krossfjorden 571 34 3 (8.8) NW Spitsbergen 65 40 0 0 Prins Karls Forland 59 6 0 0 Storfjorden 4046 3189 121 (3.8) (Kovalskifjellet) Total 11 145 4295 168 (3.9) Ringed as Area adults Recovered (%) Ringing period Bellsund 7 0 1976-97 Bjornoya 4935 10 (0.2) 1965-98 Hopen 46 0 1984 Hornsund 129 1 (0.8) 1962-65 Isfjorden 261 1 (0.4) 1954-97 Kongsfjorden/Krossfjorden 537 12 (2.2) 1960-98 NW Spitsbergen 25 0 1963-90 Prins Karls Forland 53 0 1993-97 Storfjorden 857 11 (1.3) 1989-97 (Kovalskifjellet) Total 6850 35 (0.5) 1954-98 TABLE 2.
The species was also found breeding in 1955 at Isfjorden, Spitsbergen (Lovenskiold, 1964), in 1979 along the coast of West Greenland at Disko Bay (Kampp and Kristensen, 1980), and in 1980 at Peary Land, Greenland (Hjort, 1980).