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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Sept. 15, 2015

mitten

Mitten may reveal fate of Andrée’s doomed balloon flight
A mitten discovered this month on Kvitøya by participants of this year’s Svalbard Cruise may be from the ill-fated 1897 balloon expedition by Swedish researcher Salomon August Andrée, possibly allowing researchers to determine how the three men died on the island.