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Circumpolar Digital Image Collection

The Circumpolar Digital Image Collection is a collection of photos, slides, other images and contributions shared by many of the University of Alberta’s polar researchers. Images in the collection may be used for teaching and research purposes. For any other use, please contact the Canadian Circumpolar Institute.
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  1. Fruit and vegetable stand on a street in St. Petersburg Russia [Download]

    Title: Fruit and vegetable stand on a street in St. Petersburg Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This semi-permanent open-air fruit and vegetable stand was on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia in September, 2016. In addition to several types of melons, the vendor had corn, grapes and figs for sale.
    Subjects: Fruit and vegetable stands - St. Petersburg, Russia, Street vendors - St. Petersburg, Russia, Watermelons - Russia, Melons - Russia, Grapes, Green - Russia, Grapes, Purple - Russia, Grapes, Red - Russia, Corn - Russia, Figs - Russia, Food availability- Arctic Regions, Street scenes - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/12
  2. Fruit stand in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Fruit stand in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This fruit stand was on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia in September, 2016.
    Subjects: Fruit stands - St. Petersburg, Russia, Food availability - Arctic Regions, Watermelons - Russia, Street scenes - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  3. Street cleaning truck on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Street cleaning truck on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This tank truck with a front-mounted blade was the third in a convoy of street cleaning equipment traveling on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia in September, 2016.
    Subjects: Street cleaning equipment - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/12
  4. Road sweeper on the street in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Road sweeper on the street in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This street sweeper was the second of three implements traveling on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia in September 2016.
    Subjects: Road cleaning equipment - Urban environment, Street cleaners - Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/12
  5. Tractor on the street in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Tractor on the street in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This tractor, with a front mounted blade and a rear-mounted sweeper brush was the first of three road maintenance vehicles traveling on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia.
    Subjects: Road cleaning equipment - urban environments, Tractors - Russia, Street scenes - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/12
  6. Strawberry leaves and berries [Download]

    Title: Strawberry leaves and berries
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: Strawberries were fruiting in Creamers Field in July at Fairbanks, Alaska.
    Subjects: Strawberries - Fairbanks, Alaska, Fraises, Country foods - Arctic Regions, Wild berries, Traditiona medicine - Alaska
    Date Created: 2016/07/16
  7. Ornate cast iron balcony railing, St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Ornate cast iron balcony railing, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This cast iron balcony railings is one of the most ornate designs among St. Petersburg's decorative ironwork. The bilaterally symmetrical design is made up of leaves and curlicues and fills the whole panel without repetition. Behind the railing, a partially open French-door and ornately patterned white sheer curtains are visible.
    Subjects: Balcony railings, cast iron, Architectural decoration, St. Petersburg, Russia, Architectural decoration - Polar Regions
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  8. Brick sidewalk under repair at a crosswalk in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Brick sidewalk under repair at a crosswalk in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This curb cut in a sidewalk at ta crosswalk in St. Petersburg was under repair in September 2016. The combination of frequent freezing and thawing of water trapped around the bricks, combined with the heavy traffic of a crosswalk, causes the bricks to heave, shift and deteriorate. Concrete and plastic barriers protect the work area from traffic. A dark blue Audi car enters the image at the upper left.
    Subjects: Side-walk repair, Sidewalks, brick, Freeze-thaw damage, Safety barriers
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  9. Sphinx that guards the north east corner of the Egyptian Bridge in St. Petersburg Russia [Download]

    Title: Sphinx that guards the north east corner of the Egyptian Bridge in St. Petersburg Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This sphinx sits at the north east corner of the Egyptian Bridge, which crosses the Fontanka River in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Lermontovsky Prospekt runs over the bridge. There are four cast iron sphinxes at the corners of the bridge. They were created by Pavel Sokolov in 1825/26.
    Subjects: Public art - Russia, St. Petersburg, Sphinxes, Sculpture - Cast iron
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  10. Spinning qiviut (qiviuk) or muskox down [Download]

    Title: Spinning qiviut (qiviuk) or muskox down
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: At an exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in December 2016, Jen Lam, resident of Inuvik, demonstrated spinning qiviut or muskox down.
    Subjects: Muskox down, Qiviuk, Electric spinning wheels, Handicraft - Northern Canada
    Date Created: 2016/06/12