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Norway, Spitsbergen, Barentsburg Pomor Museum


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Barentsburg Pomor Museum
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Archaeological finds from his expeditions are featured in the museum's exhibits, as are artefacts recovered from the settlements of the Pomors and other early explorers from the 16th century and onwards. Other things shown in the museum include a large geological collection featuring minerals and fossils, taxidermal polar wildlife, Svalbard-related artwork, and exhibits on Barentsburg's coal mining history, the Second World War, and the Soviet era.

Barentsburg, Spitsbergen, Svalbard archipelago, Norway

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