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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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Cape of Desire
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Cape of Desire
Engraving, Bequest of Sally Kent Gorton, P52000.400.24

People have returned home. Geologist came back from scribed expedition to their wintering. This is on the new land. They see their house, at the cape, where history undersigned with hydrographic signs – the sign of Barents, the cross which has been supplied by the expedition of Sedov, and our, modern, a great sign of navy hydrographs, those who made possible sailing ships in the high of latitudes during days of war. Nowadays, when in Arctic, have been stretched more than 200 wintering, people are still returning from sledge trips. And the house after snow, the last holiday on the way (or coming to the end), when it has seen “The smoke of the fatherland” – already has been warming them up. Norwegian polar explorer said that hospitality increases with every degree of latitude. Dogs, together with people, impatiently are waiting for a friendly meeting.



Literary notes of Andrei Merkulov.
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