Landscapes of the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Polar bears, seals, walruses on the coast. Bronze bust of the Norwegian polar explorer R. Amundsen. Monument to the fallen participants of the expedition of General W. Nobil. The village of Ny-Ålesund; the house where R. Amundsen lived; post office in the village. Monument to the Swedish explorer S. Andre. Soviet village on Svalbard - Barentsburg. Landing of the Aeroflot plane. The main street of Barentsburg. Passengers go down the ladder of the ship in the port. Coal mining at the Soviet mines of the production association "Arktikugol". Loading coal onto a cargo ship in the port. Power plant machine room. House of the Russian polar explorer V. Rusanov. Memorial plaque on the house. Home interior. Seascapes from the Spitsbergen area. Bird nests in the rock. Guillemots, seagulls. Helicopter flight over the island. A group of geologists is exploring a new coal deposit; the drilling rig is working. Geologists' tent camp. Helicopter landing on the glacier. Glaciologists take out the equipment. Glaciologists at work. Helicopter salon with glaciological equipment; scientists at the instruments. Helicopter flight over the glacier.