Pyramiden is a former Russian coal mining town located on the Norse island of Svalbard. It was abandoned in 1998, it had a population of 1400 people. At only 800 miles from the north pole it was once the most northern town in the world. Due to the cold climate most structures in the town are still recognizable. Pyramiden may even remain recognizable 500 years after people. It is featured in the episode Waves of Devastation.