Legends of the Arctic. Travelers from Yamal went to an island in the Taymyr Gulf
10:48 5 марта 2020
Категории: News in English
Professional travelers from Yamal went to Rastorguyev Island situated in the Taymyr Gulf. The team is being headed by a researcher Igor Znamensky – the chairman of the branch of “Russian Geographical Society” in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The travelers left Tarko-Salye by snowmobiles. The first stop is in Nakhodka, they also will visit Antipayuta and Gyda.
This is already the fourth expedition of the project “Legends of the Arctic”. The researchers collect the data on ecological situation and movement of wild animals in remote areas of Yamal. The received data are used in work of the Ministry of ecology and nature reserves in Yamal.
“Thanks to the experience of our researchers, next expeditions will be easier on these difficult routes. Along the way the researchers are testing new types of digital communication and improving expedition equipment. The travel will take a month – they will overcome more than three thousand kilometers”, the governor of Yamal Dmitry Artyukhov wrote on his page in Instagram and wished the travelers good luck on the way.