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A man inspecting an oil rig completely snowed and iced over in Siberia
February 10, 2021

Iced Over

Ice and snow encrust the workings at an oil rig in western Siberia. Oil is a key component of Russia's economy; the country is the second largest exporter.
Photograph by Gerd Ludwig, Nat Geo Image Collection

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