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Dikson

 

an urban-type settlement, the administrative center of Dikson Raion, Taimyr (Dolgan-Nenets) National Okrug, Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR. The settlement is located on Dikson Island and on the shore of Enisei Gulf of the Kara Sea. It is one of the important ports of the Northern Sea Route and is a refueling base of the maritime fleet. Dikson has an airport, a radio-meteorological center, a geophysical observatory, and a fish-processing factory. It is also the site of a museum of local lore and of monuments to N. A. Begichev and the sailors who perished in August 1942 on the icebreaker Sibiriakov in the battle against the fascist German heavy cruiser Admiral Scheer.

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The carbonate thin sections are painted by Red Alizarin solution and Potassium Ferrosianid (to separatecalcite from dolomite) according to Dikson (1965) method.
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Near Novaia Zemlia our Soviet steamer Dikson saw the abandoned American ship Winston-Salem.
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