Longyear River
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Longyear River
The Longyear River in the upper part of the Longyear Valley, passing Nybyen (left) and Sverdrupbyen

The Longyear River[1][2] (Norwegian: Longyearelva) is a river which runs through the Longyear Valley, passing through the town of Longyearbyen and draining into Adventfjorden on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway.[3] It is named for the American industrialist John Munroe Longyear.[4]

References

  1. ^ NASA Visible Earth: Spitsbergen, Svalbard.
  2. ^ García-Moyano, Antonio et al. 2015. Novel and Unexpected Microbial Diversity in Acid Mine Drainage in Svalbard (78° N), Revealed by Culture-Independent Approaches. Microorganisms 3: 667-694, p. 670.
  3. ^ "Longyearelva". Norwegian Polar Institute. Archived from the original on 7 April 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ "Longyeardalen". Norwegian Polar Institute. Archived from the original on 7 April 2012. Retrieved 2012.

Coordinates: 78°11.9?N 15°34.5?E / 78.1983°N 15.5750°E / 78.1983; 15.5750



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