Close-up of an explosive charge fitted to whale harpoons used to kill a whale. This is a spent cartridge that has been removed from a whale, photographed in the hands of a whaler on the deck of the whaling ship "Njordur" in Kopavogur harbour, Iceland....

Photo | September 1, 2003

Close-up of an explosive charge fitted to whale harpoons used to kill a whale. This is a spent cartridge that has been removed from a whale, photographed in the hands of a whaler on the deck of the whaling ship "Njordur" in Kopavogur harbour, Iceland. The Njordur is one of three whaling ships allowed to hunt in Icelandic waters during a limited period of whaling in August and September 2003.

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