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Taimyr Came


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Winter Has Come


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The Road Into The Ocean


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Defeated Arctic


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Guarding the Northern Border


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Visiting History


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Shot Victory


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The Storm is Coming


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In Polar Night


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Bear breakfast


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The Great Way


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Where Icebergs Are Born


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The Day of the Navy Fleet


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Cape of Desire


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The Calm After the Storm


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Before the October


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Murmansk Harbor


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Arctic Donbass


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Quiet Cove


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Litke' Icebreaker Sets Out For A Long Journey


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The Fog is Coming


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Polar Night is Coming


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First Polar Scout


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Nipped in the Ice


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Sedov's Way


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Last Birch Behind the Polar Circle


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White Rainbow


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Silence


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Meeting in Ice


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The Camp of Hydrographs


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Where Icebergs Are Born
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Where Icebergs Are Born
Engraving, Bequest of Sally Kent Gorton, P52000.400.14

It occurs on the land of Franz Joseph, where they break away from glaciers, the edges of which will be broken by waves. The Bay of Yuriy was named in the honor of son, who was born to Vize, before the fatherís output with the expedition of Sedov. The huge walls of glacier, flat on the top, as if the ice God cut them with a knife, later became airfields. Before, there were no airfields. I crawled to the very edge of a crack and in the blue hall I saw a seal and seagulls, which hung here as if intended for the artist from the creation. In either there was more famous ice circuses, as craters, and at sunset embedded in white black basalt, looked red-hot. And thin ice in the strait cracked radii, like a Japanese fan under the nose of the ship.



Literary notes of Andrei Merkulov.
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