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Stella Polar Circle on R-21 Kola highway
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Wreck incident
Wreck incident
We covered 2500 kilometers on off-road vehicles from Moscow to Zapolyarnyj to reach our goal. It was longest part of adventure. But memorable. The place itself is well-accessible, unfrequented and plundered at the same time. No police, no warnings.
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At the location
We covered 2500 kilometers on off-road vehicles from Moscow to Zapolyarnyj to reach our goal. It was longest part of adventure. But memorable. The place itself is well-accessible, unfrequented and plundered at the same time. No police, no warnings.
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Surroundings are pretty well ruined, but still available for visiting.
View outside laboratory bilding
Surroundings are pretty well ruined, but still available for visiting.
Currently, buildings are in a depressing state. Continuously destroyed, it’s a major problem for careless individuals. Caution and caution one more time.
Buildings
Currently, buildings are in a depressing state. Continuously destroyed, it’s a major problem for careless individuals. Caution and caution one more time.
I grabbed this photo near scientific building. Scrap metal collectors ripped low-cost shell of heat exchanger to reach and ripped off copper-made heat conducting tubes, which is far more expensive. Remains of conducting tubes you can see in the left.
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Broken heat exchanger (part)
I grabbed this photo near scientific building. Scrap metal collectors ripped low-cost shell of heat exchanger to reach and ripped off copper-made heat conducting tubes, which is far more expensive. Remains of conducting tubes you can see in the left. Nikon D2Hs + AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR
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Rusty bank оf high-temperature lubricant found in the Kola SG-3 area (2015)
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Our first goal in location. Rusty welding borehole cover with partly-torn nuts. Rice groats on the top of the cover are left by the previous visitiors with uncertain motive.
The Kola Superdeep borehole itself (welded shut), 2015
Our first goal in location. Rusty welding borehole cover with partly-torn nuts. Rice groats on the top of the cover are left by the previous visitiors with uncertain motive.
It’s absolutely obligatory.
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Selfie on Superdeep
It’s absolutely obligatory.
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I did not insert the key into the keyhole when I took the picture. Really.
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Kola Superdeep. Laboratories (2015)
I did not insert the key into the keyhole when I took the picture. Really. Nikon D2Hs + AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR
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This wall in laboratory tells much more about sex, age and passions of workers than any other thing in location. Attentive viewers can find out the exact year according to this information.
The remains of the harsh life of drilling workers
This wall in laboratory tells much more about sex, age and passions of workers than any other thing in location. Attentive viewers can find out the exact year according to this information.
The longest in location one-story service drill building. Laboratory zone are ends with a kitchen. Rooms full of invaluable remains.
Corridor
The longest in location one-story service drill building. Laboratory zone are ends with a kitchen. Rooms full of invaluable remains.
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I think, this photo tells much more than any word i can say about my own vision of this place and the whole adventure we drove. Protruding out of the dark silhouette with the moon above, so very resembling a real tombstone on cemetery - good metaphor for a project of giant tension of energy, money of the whole country, being lost ang ruined.
Sleeping tombstone
I think, this photo tells much more than any word i can say about my own vision of this place and the whole adventure we drove. Protruding out of the dark silhouette with the moon above, so very resembling a real tombstone on cemetery - good metaphor for a project of giant tension of energy, money of the whole country, being lost ang ruined.
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R21 highway
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