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Possibly the least visited area on TBT

by Harry Mitsidis - 1 year, 2 months ago

Landing on Severnaya Zemlya, so inaccessible, desolate and barren, we were all conscious that we were in a special place. How many commercial vessels had been there before us in the past years? We couldn't know. The excursion took us to some difficult terrain, often moonlike, and ended up injuring three members of the group who slipped on stones, two of which smashed their faces rather badly, one broke her hand. But this did not detract from the joy we felt to be there, slam bang in the centre of the Eastern Passage, toward the eastern end of some very thick ice which had taken us a rather long time to cross...



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