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Radiation hazard detection. An engineer grabbing a sample bucket being winched aboard a ship. The bucket samples the sea floor to help locate and identify any potentially hazardous radioactive materials. 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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