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Chinese icebreaker Xuelong enters Arctic Circle

Updated: Jul 25,2016 8:58 PM     Xinhua

Photo taken on July 25, 2016 shows a GPS navigator equipment on China’s icebreaker Xuelong, or “Snow Dragon”, on July 25, 2016. “Xuelong” entered the Arctic Circle on July 25. The vessel left a Shanghai port on July 11 for the Arctic, the country’s seventh expedition to the polar region. In addition to areas covered by Xuelong’s previous Arctic expeditions, the ship will also visit the Mendeleyev Ridge in the Arctic Ocean. [Photo/Xinhua]

Researchers pose for a group photo on China’s icebreaker Xuelong, or “Snow Dragon”, on July 25, 2016. “Xuelong” entered the Arctic Circle on July 25. The vessel left a Shanghai port on July 11 for the Arctic, the country’s seventh expedition to the polar region. In addition to areas covered by Xuelong’s previous Arctic expeditions, the ship will also visit the Mendeleyev Ridge in the Arctic Ocean. [Photo/Xinhua]

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