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Uploaded on Thursday 13 Sep 2012 by Peter Prokosch

Port of Murmansk with Military Vessel and Oil Rigg, Russia

Year: 2012 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Positioned at 69 ‐ 00.N; 33 ‐04.E, the port of Murmansk is the world's largest port located north of the polar circle. It is situated on the Kola peninsula at the coast of Barents Sea. It is the most northern nonfreezing port in Russia. It is also the main home of Russia's icebreaker fleet and is of increasing importance for oil-and gas transport from North-West Russian Arctic fields.
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