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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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Silence
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Silence
Engraving, Bequest of Sally Kent Gorton, P52000.400.15

Tides, which are higher than in Barents Sea, break the edge of the glaciers. This is a fight of Elemental Titans, in all its greatness. Next to it everything seems tiny. Mystery ice eruptions give birth to hundreds of icebergs and now they are gone to seas to stay there for another long period of time. They are unhurried, 1/8 of them protrude from the water, wandering till possible meeting with “Titanic”…There were they were born, they are standing among a crown of ice of silence. More than half days, “Taimyr”, swam between the giants, where each could melt from the top, changing the center of gravity, roll, crush the ship or close its entry. There was silence and mirror clam. On the top of those icebergs which rolled were seen earthly traces of sand and stones, torn from the surface at the birth of Ice Mountain.



Literary notes of Andrei Merkulov.
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