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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Northern Russian Cultural Winter Landscape

The Russian Arctic is dotted with numerous urban settlements, established for primary resource extraction during the Soviet Industrialization of the 20th century. The economy of Zapolyarny & Nikel, focuses largely on smelting of metal ores.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Zapolyarny, Russia
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © James Broome