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Nuclear Ice Breaker Reaches North Pole
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Nuclear Ice Breaker Reaches North Pole
NS 50 Let Pobedy (50 Years of Victory), is a Russian nuclear powered icebreaker of the Arktika class. In 2007 the Let Pobedy has named the largest icebreaker in the world.

This impressive ship is 159.60 meters long and 20.0 meters wide. With a displacement of roughly 25840 metric tons, this vessel can break through ice up to 2.8 meters thick!

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Posted by nova on June 16, 2011
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Posted by Tibor on June 20, 2011 at 8:58 pm
Very cool vessel and interesting journey. Only question is what to do with the spent nuclear fuel? Onkalo, Finland?
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