China's icebreaker Xue Long at dock in Qingdao, Shandong province. Photo: Xinhua
China's icebreaker Xue Long at dock in Qingdao, Shandong province. Photo: Xinhua

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China's icebreaker Xue Long at dock in Qingdao, Shandong province. Photo: Xinhua
China's icebreaker Xue Long at dock in Qingdao, Shandong province. Photo: Xinhua
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