Holes filled with water in a no-access area instead of silver

Tmedvezhyhe very name of the Medvezhy(Bear) Island silver mines has a stunning influence on those who hear it.

I hate to disappoint you but mines are now flooded by ground waters and any silver that may be left there is inaccessible.

Further, the Island of Medvezhy is part of the Kandalaksha Nature Reserve, with public access to it prohibited.

Still, the story of 18th century silver mining has an exciting influence on people’s minds, and I’m posting it on the request of one of your travellers.

Location: Porya Guba (bay) west from Umba, south-west of the peninsula.


A silver nugget from Island Medvezhy

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