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3 July 2009 14:00
On the other side of Kongsfjord, there is the remains of a small village called Ny-London.
In 1920, this town was build to produce marble from a local querry.
The marble proved to be of poor quality and the company owning the town went bankrupt.
What remains is the atmosphere from long ago, with many historical artefacts like steam engines.
The LASHIPA project of the Arctic Centre of the University of Groningen has been mapping this town in 2008. Frigga Kruse has asked me to re-locate the bore holes and provide her with information on their depth and width.
|This is a map of Ny-London made by the LASHIPA project.|
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