Photos of Svalbard 1960-1961 - J. Kent Lansing - Paul Adams
Scanned and posted courtesy of J. Kent Lansing



First sunrise of the year, February 28, 1961.




First sunrise of the year, February 28, 1961.




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Nine ptarmigan in winter plumage.




Ptarmigan, detail.




The ptarmigan Lagopus muta














Ptarmigan for dinner.




Kent Lansing, summer 1960.




Inside their hut, summer 1960, about 10:30 p.m.




Old Faithful, the stove in their hut.




The hut, summer 1960.




September.




September. Note open water and little icebergs, each about the size of the hut, which is the larger black dot just left of the shoreline.





The hut from a similar perspective, summer 1960.




Paul climbing up from the hut.




Looking north over the fjord (frozen) from the mountain in back of the hut.




Looking down a cliff, 1960.




Cliff face, 1960. It's 1200 feet to the bottom.




Paul with a gull he shot.




Kent combing out a fox fur.




The hut as barbershop.




Paul Adams leaving, June 1961.




Svalbard Reindeer Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus.




Svalbard Reindeer Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus.












                                       
Arctic Island Hunter by Paul Adams, 1961. London, George Ronald.










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