Saturday, March 08, 2008

Svalbard in the Guardian - the Sun returns !

Svalbard was on the front page of the Guardian today.

The northernmost town in the world: Longyearbyen has today seen the return of the sun !
They have had three months of darkness.

Read the article here.
This is a great resource for the Year 10 Pilot students, as it shows the impacts of living in an extreme place.
Read the article, and try to summarise the issues here.
Remember Laurel's COLD PHOTO blog for some great images.

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