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Coal mining facilities in Pyramiden, 2005
Coal mining facilities in Pyramiden, 2005
Main street with wooden Siberian-style barracks, 2005
Main street with wooden Siberian-style barracks, 2005
Central square with Lenin statue and sports center, 2005
Central square with Lenin statue and sports center, 2005

Pyramiden (Swedish, meaning "the pyramid", Russian: Пирамида, piramida) was a Russian settlement and coal mining community on the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. It was founded by Sweden in 1910, and sold to the Soviet Union in 1927. Image File history File links Current_event_marker. ... Image File history File links Nuvola_apps_important. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1020x1530, 305 KB) Summary Coal Mining facilities in the ghost town of Pyramiden, Svalbard. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1020x1530, 305 KB) Summary Coal Mining facilities in the ghost town of Pyramiden, Svalbard. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (1530 × 1020 pixel, file size: 318 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Main street with wooden Siberian-style barracks in the ghost town of Pyramiden, Svalbard. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (1530 × 1020 pixel, file size: 318 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Main street with wooden Siberian-style barracks in the ghost town of Pyramiden, Svalbard. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (1530 × 1020 pixel, file size: 308 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Central square with Lenin statue and Sports center in the ghost town of Pyramiden, Svalbard. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (1530 × 1020 pixel, file size: 308 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Central square with Lenin statue and Sports center in the ghost town of Pyramiden, Svalbard. ... Vladimir Ilyich Lenin ( Russian: Влади́мир Ильи́ч Ле́нин  listen?), original surname Ulyanov (Улья́нов) ( April 22 (April 10 ( O.S.)), 1870 – January 21, 1924), was a... Surface coal mining in Wyoming. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ...


It lies at the foot of the Billefjord on the island of Spitsbergen, and is named for the pyramid-shaped mountain adjacent to the town. The settlement, with a one time population of over 1,000 inhabitants, was abandoned in 1998 by its owner, the state-owned Soviet company Trust Artikugol, and is now a ghost town. Within the buildings things remain exactly as they were left, abandoned in a hurry. The Russians are planning to re-establish mining operations in Pyramiden sometime in 2007. Map of Svalbard, showing Spitsbergen in the North. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


There are no restrictions on visiting Pyramiden. However, visitors may not enter any buildings without permission, even if the doors are open due to the health and safety hazards involved. Most buildings are now locked. Pyramiden is accessible by boat or snowmobile. Guided tours are available (in Russian, Norwegian, and English). A snowmobile tour at Yellowstone National Park, note the mixture of exhaust and snowdust in the air (NPS Photo) A 1997 Arctic Cat ZR 580 EFI Snowmobile A snowmobile (in the Canadian north and Alaska is known as a snowmachine) is a land vehicle propelled by one rubber track with...


The nearest settlements are Svalbard's capital, Longyearbyen, 195 km to the south, and the small research community of Ny-Ålesund, some 115 km to the west. Longyearbyen Longyearbyen is the largest settlement on Svalbard, Norway and its capital. ... Ny-Ã…lesund in summer Ny-Ã…lesund (New Ã…lesund) is one of the four permanent settlements on Svalbard. ...


Coordinates: 78°41′N 16°24′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Korrektur falscher Berechnungen ändert das Alter der Pyramiden (471 words)
Vor neun Monaten berichtete eine britische Archäologin, dass sie eventuell das Rätsel der exakten Nord-Süd-Ausrichtung der Pyramiden und wann sie ungefähr erbaut wurden gelöst haben soll.
Gelehrte haben lange über die präzise Ausrichtung der Pyramiden diskutiert, was zu dem Glauben führte, dass die alten Ägypter schon über ein besseres Wissen der Astronomie verfügten, als sie in den alten Texten zeigten.
In ihrer Stellungnahme sagte Spence, dass das Argument einer anderen Sternenkonstellation "nicht überzeugend" ist und das vorgeschlagene früherer Datum des Baus der Pyramiden "nicht mit archäologischen Fakten vertretbar sind".
Pyramiden von Güímar (315 words)
Die Pyramiden von Güímar in der Nähe von Güímar einem auf der Insel Teneriffa geben den Archäologen nach wie vor Rätsel auf.
Überlieferungen Einheimischen sowie alte Darstellungen zeigen auch dass Pyramiden einst an vielen Orten der Insel finden waren jedoch auf Grund ihrer vermeintlichen abgerissen wurden.
Fest jedoch dass in einer Höhle unter einer Pyramiden Guanchen gelebt haben.
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