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  • Exhibit of giant fossil

    In summer 2007, scientists at the Norwegian Polar Institute participated in the excavation of a 240 million years old fossil of an Ichthyosaur in Svalbard. The fossil is part of an exhibition at the Tromsø Museum, where the general public may have a closer look at the old giant.