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Thirty facts about Taimyr

Thirty facts about Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. We have collected 30 facts about Taimyr as an administrative unit and Taimyr as a unique geographical and natural territory. 1. The first people appeared on Taimyr in the Neolithic era. Their oldest settlements were found on the Popigai and Khatanga ...

Specialists told how reindeer migrate

Specialists told how reindeer migrate

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The United Directorate of Taimyr Nature Reserves has declared 2020 the Year of the Reindeer. The head of the scientific department of the organization, doctor of biological sciences Leonid Kolpashchikov shared a story about the animal that has become one ...

Employees awarded over 11 million rubles

Employees awarded over 11 million rubles

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The enterprises of the Nornickel Polar Division continue implementing effective proposals received from employees under the production initiatives program launched in July 2018. Ideas that bring tangible benefits and economic profits are offered by miners, metallurgists, ore concentrators, and transport ...

Forests counted on Taimyr

Forests counted on Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A forest inventory was carried out on the area of ​​25.9 million hectares on the territory of the Taimyr forestry, the Putoransky natural reserve and the Taimyrsky biosphere reserve, which includes the northernmost forest in the world - the Ary-Mas ...

Nature gifts to your taste

Nature gifts to your taste

We decided to find out what berries can be picked on Taimyr. And asked the Taimyr Reserves Joint Directorate for help. So, we prepared the buckets and set off for the tundra. Taimyr berries are divided into five families. 1. Berries of the HEATHER family are the ...

Animals in the city

Animals in the city

1. In June 2013, at the intersection of Bogdan Hmelnitsky and Sovetskaya streets, at the corner of the former maternity hospital, the city authorities opened a small park. The Birds of Happiness, or Storks, sculptural composition is located there. The Mobius strip, symbolizing the infinity ...

Taimyr feathered miracles

Taimyr feathered miracles

Living on Taimyr for many years, you get used to its flora and fauna. Many of us do not even know that in our territory there are animals, birds, insects, plants that are not found anywhere else in the world. 1. The White-billed (white-nosed) polar loon. ...

Tundra aristocrats

Tundra aristocrats

The Dolgans is one of the titular and numerous peoples of Taimyr: about 5000 people live here. And the youngest one - it was formed during the XVIII-XIX centuries. “The Dolgans descended from three main peoples: tundra Russian peasants, Yakuts and Evenks”, said Vasily Batagay, the ...

Mobile and dexterous

Mobile and dexterous

The Evenks, including those living in the Taimyr village of Hantayskoye Lake, are descendants of the Tungus Golden empire state inhabitants. When the empire was defeated by the troops of Genghis Khan, part of the Tungus left for the North. 1. Currently, 30 thousand Evenks live ...