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Island of Tragic Beauty

Author: Roderick Eime


Nov/Dec 2007
Features
Page 46   ( 8 pages)


Summary: Off the remote northeastern coast of Chukotka lies the severe outpost that is Wrangel Island. Home to polar bears, musk ox and ghosts of wily explorers, reachable only by ice breakers or dogsleds, the island has long been a source of fascination and mystery.


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