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Polar Quest: Nobile

Landing in Spitsbergen

  • — Date of event: Sunday 06, May 1928 —

Airship Italia lands at Kings Bay in Spitsbergen

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Airship Italia lands at Kings Bay in Spitsbergen

In the early afternoon, the Italia landed at Kings Bay, a mining community in northwest Spitsbergen (nowadays known at Ny-Alesund).

This article was published in Polar Quest: Nobile.

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