John Munro Longyear

Illustration

Kim Martins
by Michigan Art Company
published on 08 January 2022

John Munro Longyear (1850-1922), who was the central figure behind the Arctic Coal Company which surveyed and mined coalfields on Spitsbergen, now Svalbard, from 1905 to 1916. Longyearbyen - the world's northernmost settlement and largest inhabited area of the Svalbard archipelago - is named after him.

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