The motor-car expedition «Attraction of the Arctic – the Taymyr Ring» started in Noviy Urengoy
9:34 17 февраля 2015
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The motor-car expedition «Attraction of the Arctic – the Taymyr Ring» started in Noviy Urengoy on the 16th of February. It is being conducted by the Expedition Center «ARCTICA» at support of the Russian Geographical Society and the company «Gazprom dobycha Urengoy».
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the service on public relations and communication with mass media of the enterprise, 8 people went to the expedition by four motor-cars. They are travelers from Moscow and Moscow Region, Nuremberg (Germany) and Noviy Urengoy. In the staff of the expedition there is an employee of the board of technological transport and special equipment of «Gazprom dobycha Urengoy» Alexander Yelikov. Specifically for this travel he elaborated schemes and drafts, according to which his motor-car was equipped and strengthened additionally.
The travelers are planning to overcome the route in 10 thousand kilometers during 2 months. They will go along the route Noviy Urengoy – Igarka – Norilsk – Dudinka – Dikson – Cape Chelyuskin by motor-cars for the first time in history of the Arctic. During the expedition the extreme travelers plan to conduct monitoring of state of abandoned settlements on the western coast of the Taymyr Peninsula.