December 25, 2012

Longyearbyen, Norway

Photograph by Wild Wonders of Europe/Liodden, National Geographic

Lights illuminate Longyearbyen, one of the world’s northernmost towns, as dusk falls on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago. Located on Spitsbergen, Svalbard’s only populated island, the Arctic outpost has about 2,500 inhabitants.

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