The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The northernmost city in the world is a hero-city Murmansk, Russia. It’s famous for its sea port and icebreakers. Besides this, Murmansk is the largest city in the world located beyond the polar circle.

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

Murmansk is a frontier city and it should be under protection. Northern Fleet marines stand guard over it.

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

Some of their vehicles.

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The city itself.

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

Murmansk stretches for almost twenty kilometers along the eastern coast of the Kola Bay. The highest point of Murmansk is a nameless hill 305 meters high.

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

Icebreakers must be here too..

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The bridge over the Kola Bay.

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk

They say that fishing vessels do not come to Murmansk anymore and prefer to unload in Norway, it is allegedly more cost-efficient.

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4 thoughts on “The Largest City Beyond the Polar Circle: Murmansk”

  1. Boycott Norwegian salmon. Its garbage fish, and destroys the wild Salmon and sea-trout.
    And its a mafia of wealthy politicians who owns all the farms. Don’t buy Norwegian Salmon.

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