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    LEFT BEHIND is a personal photo series by German landscape and advertising photographer Jan Erik Waider. All images were taken on the archipelago… Read More
    LEFT BEHIND is a personal photo series by German landscape and advertising photographer Jan Erik Waider. All images were taken on the archipelago of Svalbard. The photos show remains from the times of whaling and coal mining as well as artefacts from the Second World War. ◾ All images are available for editorial licensing in high-resolution: licensing@northlandscapes.com ◾ Jan Erik Waider offers photo productions in Nordic countries like Iceland, Greenland and Norway and is specialized in landscape and product photography. More information on www.northlandscapes.com Read Less
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LEFT BEHIND

Svalbard (Spitsbergen) presents a breathtaking landscape that is interspersed by relics of bygone times. Defunct coal mines from decades ago dissolve into ancient rock, abandoned whaling stations form bizarre coastal locations, and Second World War ruins underscore the historical relevance of this place. The multi-layered memories are well-preserved due to the Arctic climate, thus providing us with the experience of the past and the chance to delve deep into Svalbard’s history.
Abandoned coal mine #2 in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Abandoned coal mine #2 in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Old crane from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Huts from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Old crane and rusted lorries from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Collapsed hut from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Rusted lorries from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Rusted crane and hut from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Rusted steel crate from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Old ship from the times of whaling (Bamsebu, Svalbard)
Beluga whale bones from the times of whaling (Bamsebu, Svalbard)
Old hut and equipment from the times of whaling (Bamsebu, Svalbard)
Rusted steam engine from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Parts of the rusted steam engine from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Rusted steam engine from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Rusted steam engine from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Parts of the rusted steam engine from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Rusted crane from the old marble mine at Camp Mansfield (New London / Ny-London, Svalbard)
Remains from a German weather station, destroyed in World War II by Norwegian commandos (Signehamma Bay, Svalbard)
Remains from a German weather station, destroyed in World War II by Norwegian commandos (Signehamma Bay, Svalbard)
Remains from a German weather station, destroyed in World War II by Norwegian commandos (Signehamma Bay, Svalbard)
Remains from a German weather station, destroyed in World War II by Norwegian commandos (Signehamma Bay, Svalbard)
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Jan Erik Waider
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