Snezhnogorsk, Murmansk Oblast
Snezhnogorsk is a closed
Closed city
A closed city or closed town is a settlement with travel and residency restrictions in the Soviet Union and some of its successor countries. In modern Russia, such places are officially known as "closed administrative-territorial formations" ....

 town in Murmansk Oblast
Murmansk Oblast
Murmansk Oblast is a federal subject of Russia , located in the northwestern part of Russia. Its administrative center is the city of Murmansk.-Geography:...

, Russia
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. Population:

It was founded in 1970 and was granted town status in 1980. It was previously known as Murmansk-60 and Vyuzhny. The town's main employer is the Nerpa shipyard which is responsible for servicing and repairing the nuclear submarines of the Russian Northern Fleet.

External links

Unofficial website of Snezhnogorsk
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