Friday, August 23, 2013

Russia - Murmansk Oblast - Murmansk Sea Terminal

Murmansk Sea Terminal
Bark "Sedov"

Sent by Anastasia, a postcrosser from Murmansk, Russia.

Murmansk (RussianМу́рманскKildin SamiМурман ланнҍNorthern SamiMurmánskaSkolt SamiMuurman) is a port city and the administrative center of Murmansk OblastRussia, located in the extreme northwest part of Russia, on the Kola Bay, an inlet of the Barents Sea on the northern shore of the Kola Peninsula, not far from Russia's borders with Norway and Finland. Population: 307,257 (2010 Census); 336,137 (2002 Census); 468,039 (1989 Census). Despite its rapidly declining population, Murmansk remains the largest city north of the Arctic Circle. (read further)

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