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Radiation hazard detection. Engineers preparing to deploy a radiation hazards monitor from a ship. The monitor is designed to locate and identify any potentially hazardous radioactive materials on the sea floor. This was part of an exercise conducted aboard the Russian rescue tug 'Neotrazimy' off the coast of Novaya Zemlya in the Arctic Ocean. Photographed in 2010.
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