Researchers of Yamal will prepare materials on ethnography for the Russian Geographical Society
10:37 22 сентября 2014
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Scientists of Yamal were in the ethnographic expedition «Lukomorye. The Nadym River». By boats they overcame about 500 kilometers through Numto Lake (Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug) and the Nadym River.
The participants of the expedition found two sacred places on the Nadym River. They measured depth and width of its confluents. Also they fulfilled meteorological research, photo-survey of flora and fauna and also marked habitats of birds brought into the Red Book.
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» by the head of the expedition, the academic secretary of Yamal branch at the Russian Geographical Society Igor Kuznetsov, by the results of the expedition the researchers will make and publish the material for lectures for the Russian Geographical Society. Besides, one of hard-to-reach and poorly studied territories of the southern part of the North of Yamal will be included into the ethnographic map of Lukomorye (means «curved seashore»).
«Lukomorye» is a tourist project of the administration of Nadym district and the Russian Geographical Society. It includes study of geography and biology, ethnography and history. Special attention is paid to ecology, location of wildlife reserves with unique flora and fauna. In the prospect, «Lukomorye» should become a brand of Yamal and one of its central tourist routes.