The Tungusk was a location in Siberia, Lyra's world where the natives, along with Siberians, practised trepanning.[1] The Tungusk was the location of the Tunguska Campaign, which both Lee Scoresby and Iorek Byrnison fought in.[2] There was a place here where witchs would go to separate from their dæmons.[3]



  1. Northern Lights, Chapter 2
  2. Northern Lights, Chapter 11
  3. The Secret Commonwealth, Chapter 16
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