"Svalbard" brand is named after Svalbard archipelago, which is located to the north of european mainlands. These watches and inspired by beautiful, extreme and challenging landscapes of Svalbard and are valued more for their elaborate artistry, aesthetic appeal and fashionable design than for simple timekeeping.
"Polar Aviation" is honored to the brave and fearless pilots of Svalbard who are flying between the islands of archipelago on Dornier DO-228-200 planes, like shown on the dial. "Solfestuka" model is named after the holiday celebrated when sun returns to Longyearbyen after the Polar Night. A day when northernmost sundial starts working. "Nordlys" (the "Northern Lights", in Norsk language) has special ornament symbolizing waves of Northern Lights. "Isbjørnen" (the "Polar Bear", in Norsk language) is the most honorable animal living on Svalbard.
SvalbardSvalbard ("Spitsbergen", in Dutch) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, located to the north of Europe main lands. Spitsbergen is the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago. Longyearbyen is the largest settlement and administrative center of Svalbard and has population of over 1000 people. All the islands of the archipelago are populated by more than 2600 people.
Northernmost SundialThe world's northernmost sundial, which is located in Longyearbyen, was officially "opened" during the "Solfestuka" celebration in 2004. During the Midnight Sun, which starts approximately April, 26 and ends up August, 16, the sundial works 24 hours a day, unlike the most of sundials located to the south.
SolfestukaThe world's northernmost sundial, which is located in Longyearbyen, was officially "opened" during the "Solfestuka" celebration in 2004. During the Midnight Sun, which starts approximately April, 26 and ends up August, 16, the sundial works 24 hours a day, unlike the most of sundials located to the south.
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