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Winter Habitation of the Peasants of Kamtschatka'. Engraving from 'New System of Geography' by Thomas Bankes (London, c1785). Inhabitants ot the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East, gathered in their winter quarters. The hole in the ceiling above the fire also serves as an entrance and is fitted with a wooden ladder.On the left, nets are being made Arctic.

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Winter Habitation of the Peasants of Kamtschatka'.  Engraving from 'New System of Geography' by Thomas Bankes (London, c1785). Inhabitants ot the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East, gathered in their winter quarters.  The hole in the ceiling above the fire also serves as an entrance and is fitted with a wooden ladder.On the left, nets are being made Arctic.