By snowmobiles towards the Kara Sea. The expedition will evaluate ecological situation in the Arctic
16:09 13 марта 2017
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The participants of the snowmobile expedition will go through the settlements of Yamal – Yamburg, Mys Kamenniy and Novy Port. The expedition is starting on the 13th of March from Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug. 6 representatives of Yugra will go to the coast of the Kara Sea. By snowmobiles they will overcome more than 2 thousand kilometers, as ugra-tv.ru informs. If the ice situation allows, the expedition will go through the Kara Strait (Kara Gates) to Novaya Zemlya Island, the settlements Ust-Kara and Amderma.
The participants of the expedition will evaluate ecological situation in the Arctic. They will make maps of places of pollution and accumulation of industrial wastes, will take samples of water and soil, will make photographs and video-reports.
As we should note, many participants of the group have long-term experience of snowmobile expeditions in severe conditions of Yamal, Siberia, Chukotka and Kamchatka.