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Visit Huge Soviet Underground Submarine Shelter

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Russian severe cold can freeze any amount of water. A group of abandoned buildings fans went up near St. Petersburg, Russia, where they came across an unused bomb shelter for nuclear submarines in an old military base. The completely frozen water in the underground harbor is created a picturesque patterns. Check out the photos from huge Soviet submarine shelter taken by Russian photographer, Jeka Vasch.

Soviets started to built the submarine shelter in the 1960s, but they never completed. They made a concrete shelter, but it seems they never started equipping and preparing it for use.

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In 1991, United States and Russian Federation signed the first treaty to provide for deep reductions of U.S. and Soviet/Russian strategic nuclear weapons.

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The entrence of both channels have been bricked up and surrounded by breakwater to prevent any ships to get in.

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The facility contains two parallel water tunnels, connected to each by other technical tunnels.

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The tunnels are 19 meters wide and 450 meters long. The ceiling is about 10-12 m above the water level.

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Water freezes under specific conditions – a very low temperature, no wind and waves.

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Picturesquely frozen air bubbles.

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The ceilings were built to withstand the explosion of the US atomic bomb.

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The water in the canal is probably frozen to the bottom. You can safely approach the wall to take a look.

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This is how not visible part of the base looks like.

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Source: zeka.su

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