Hornsund, Svalbard.

Svalbard 25th June - 6th July 2018

Exploring the Natural History of Svalbard.
The Svalbard archipelago, which comprised all the islands between 74 - 81 degrees north and 10-35 degrees east, has been Norwegian territory sine the Svalbard Treaty of 1920. The principle islands are Spitsbergen, Nordaustlandet, Edgeoya and Barentsoya, This is an arctic wilderness containing animal and plant species specifically adapted to this harsh environment of which polar bear is probably the most iconic along with Walrus and Arctic Fox. A report of this trip along with a record of the Bird, and plant species seen can be found at go to Destination - Europe - Svalbard - Tour Details - Tour Report