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The Oddities and Anomalies of Svalbard

By Martin W. Lewis | December 14, 2010 | 2 Comments

The arctic archipelago of Svalbard is prominent on Mercator-projection world maps and figures as well in most pull-down geographical menus. Svalbard is also plenty interesting in its own right. News stories about the archipelago often focus on either its high-tech seed bank or its polar bears. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was recently described

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