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Encyclopaedia on the Barents Region
  • General public
The formal cooperation established between the northernmost administrative regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Northwestern Russia, based on the Kirkenes Declaration of 1993, is known as the Barents Region. There has, however, been cross-border cooperation in this region since time immemorial, but it has been largely ignored by historians who have written the official national histories.

The main aim of the IPY outreach project Barents Encyclopaedia is to remedy this situation. Researchers from several countries have written some 400 contributions to be published in book form in 2012. The approximately 700-page encyclopaedia on the Barents Region will be the first of its kind and will feature a large number of tables, diagrams and photos.
  • Book
Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia
Ongoing to 2012
Yes, all of it
Norwegian IPY report

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