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Industrial power station (left) and pipelines (right) in the Arctic. Smoke and steam is seen rising from the smokestacks. This power station is part of the Norilsk industrial centre, in the Krasnoyarsk region of Siberian Russia. The centre is used mostly to process nickel and other metals mined in the area. Norilsk is the northernmost city in Siberia and one of the largest above the Arctic Circle. Photographed in March 2007.
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