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August 17, 2001 Souvenir Album:

Cape Dezhnev and Lorino Village, Russian Far East


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Cape Dezhnev

Cape Dezhnev

Abandoned village of Naukan on Cape Dezhnev, Mechigmanskiy Bay, Russia as seen from the deck of the Clipper Odyssey. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

house pit

Meat cache with whalebone roof in the former village of Naukan. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

stone pit

Remnant of 2,000 year-old stone house pit. The remains of the village of Naukan are an important historical representation of the Eskimo culture. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

whale bones

Whale ribs on the hillside of Cape Dezhnev. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

group and house pit

Harriman Retraced participants investigate a house pit in Naukan. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

lighthouse

Soviet built monument/lighthouse to Semen Dezhnev, the first Russian explorer known to have traveled around the cape at the far northeast corner of Asia in 1648. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

1963 building

Soviet military outpost, structure was built in 1963. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

shack

Example of a collapsing Soviet era structure on Cape Dezhnev. Similar buildings were located in close proximity to the remains of the older Eskimo village. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

Lorino Village

arrival

Dancers from the village of Lorino greet the incoming Zodiacs on the beach. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

boy dancing

A young man dressed in traditional costume performs for the crowd. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

dancers

Community dancers. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

girls dancing

Group of young women enthusiastically dance for the crowd. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

child with head dress

Young girl wearing a traditional style headdress. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

guard tower

Soviet military watch tower in village of Lorino. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

personnel carrier

Military armored personnel carrier driving down the street of Lorino. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

industrial

Though poor, the town of Lorino did have electricity and running water, as shown by this electrical plant. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

smoke stack

Smoke stack protruding from the electrical plant in Lorino. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

tar houses

Example of a single-family home in the village of Lorino. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

fox farm

A fox farm was one of the sources for income in Lorino. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).

clothesline

A typical soviet-style apartment building in Lorino. Notice the motorcycle with sidecar parked in front. (Photo by National Ocean Service, NOAA).


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