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Norway/ Bear Island

The southernmost island in the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago, all 172 km2 of Bear Island (Bjørnøya) is a protected nature reserve. Uninhabited and undeveloped save for a manner weather station at the north end, the pristine island is home only to its unique collection of flora and fauna. Contrary to its name, you won't find bears here! At the southernmost tip of the island, near-vertical cliffs jet into blue sky; rugged rock columns jut from the sea. Bear Island's stunning cliffs are home to some of the largest seabird colonies in the North America, making it an ornithologist's dream.