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The Arctic settlement of Ny Ålesund is home to a small number of people, maninly scientists doing climate and polar research. <br />
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The Arctic island of Spitsbergen is the largest of islands in the group that makes up Svalbard. The islands are close to the North Pole and about 60% of the land mass is covered by glaciers. The main activities are mining, tourism and Arctic research.