The scientific and research polar expedition went from Noviy Urengoy
9:37 9 марта 2016
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The scientific and research polar expedition “Enigmas of the Russian Arctic” went from Noviy Urengoy by wheeled all-terrain vehicles “Arktika-M”. The event was organized by the head of the expedition center “Arctic” of the Russian Geographical Society Vladimir Chukov. The expedition is dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the Northern Sea Route.
Before the start the all-terrain vehicles “Arktika-M” were equipped with navigation terminals, fuel level sensors and indicators of fuel volume. During the expedition the equipment will register technical state of the all-terrain vehicles, their location and travel, consumption and amount of fuel in the mode of real time and will pass these data to the company “Omnicomm”.
During three months the participants of the expedition will overcome the route with the length 10 thousand kilometers. The polar explorers by all-terrain vehicles will cross the rivers Ob and Yenisei, will visit Norilsk and the Taymyr Peninsula, the settlement Khatanga, the mouth of the Lena River, the settlement Tiksi, Chokurdakh and Chersky, the towns Pevek and Anadyr. In the end of May the expedition will be completed in Magadan. They will conduct ecological monitoring of the arctic coastline, scientific and research experiments, as it is informed on the website stfw.ru.