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North Pole
   
Spitsbergen Polar Bear Safari
In the Zodiacs Day 4 ~ Torellneset & Alkefjellet
 

 

 

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Split in rock shows old levels of a glacier

 

 

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Glaucous Gulls
Zodiac b the glacier

 

 

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Kyakers by the glacier
Bird colonies in the rocks

 

 

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This team has started a business of placing video cameras for a year to monitor the birds and 1st retrieval was perfect.

 

 

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Day 5 ~ On the Ice

 

 

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Today the water was filled with glaciers and huge ice flows

 

 

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Seal on an ice float

 

 

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Glaucous Gull
Beautiful blue colors of the ice

 

 

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This bear was spotted in the distance with a fresh kill before approaching the ship

 

 

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They determined that it is a female (watched her pee), though not collared, and about 5 years old

 

 

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Breathtaking, awesome sight

 

 

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