Bellsund, Malbukta, Beluga Fishery, Whale Bones - Svalbard - 1
Beluga whale bones are piled up on the beach, the remains of a fishery here in the 1930's. It must have been incredibly heavy work in an isolated part of the world. Only the skin and blubber of the whales was used, not the meat.
77° 33.3' N, 15° 00' E
Photo; © Paul Ward - These are pictures from a cruise around Svalbard inside the Arctic Circle in high summer.