for the first time there is now an essence of all that is necessary to know for a successful visit to Svalbard, collected and put between two covers in a convenient format. This book tells you about the nature, geography, animal and plant life, climate, history and today's communities. Moreover, you will find information coccerningthelaws and regulations presently inforce. At the time, an exhaustive presentation of current tour destinations, both in summer and in Winter, is given. The book alsooffers a detailed overview of the species of plants, birds and animals to be found, and concludes With a carefullycompiled list of all the points of interest and business Connected to travel. In short, you need only this Svalbard Guide - no other book!