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Swedish passenger liner first to cross Arctic route

A Swedish liner on Saturday became the first passenger ship to complete a voyage through the Arctic's ''Northwest Passage.'' The 1,590-ton Lindblad Explorer berthed at Yokohama's South Pier after a 41 -day, 7,000-mile voyage that started at the port of St. John's in Canada's Newfoundland.

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