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Soviet bomber remains found in Arctic at 25 meters depth

Soviet bomber remains found in Arctic at 25 meters depth

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. At the bottom of the Kola Bay, the Northern Fleet hydrographers discovered a plane from the Great Patriotic War. This was reported by the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry. The remains were found during the third stage of the complex expedition of the ...

Number of fires in Arctic to increase

Number of fires in Arctic to increase

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. This could dramatically increase the number of fires in the region, according to the study by Californian scientists, which was published in the scientific journal Nature Climate Change. Climatologists have analyzed data on outbursts on the Earth’s surface in the polar regions of Russia, ...

Prehistoric moss remnants found under ice in Arctic

Prehistoric moss remnants found under ice in Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the northwestern region of Greenland, the remains of prehistoric vegetation have been found. Scientists have taken soil samples under a two-kilometer layer of ice, Gismeteo reports. They expected to get only stones and sand. However, they found out that there was vegetation on ...

Laptev sea may contain colossal oil deposits

Laptev sea may contain colossal oil deposits

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A large sedimentary cover was found on the shelf of the Laptev sea. According to the Rosgeology head, Sergey Gorkov, last year the company carried out seismic surveys in the Arctic in the course of work to determine the outer boundaries of the continental ...

Russia to do Northern Sea Route bottom hydrographic survey

Russia to do Northern Sea Route bottom hydrographic survey

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In accordance with international standards and to ensure the safety of navigation in the Arctic until 2024, Russia will survey 300 thousand kilometers of the seabed relief of the Northern Sea Route. In addition, it is planned to modernize three hydrographic vessels, as well ...

Two polar stations to be restored

Two polar stations to be restored

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Joint Directorate of Taimyr Nature Reserves specialists will prepare projects for the restoration of polar stations on Uedineniya island and in the Maria Pronchishcheva bay this year. The stations were closed in the nineties of the last century. “In 2021, two projects will ...

Popigai meteorite crater photo exhibition opened in Taimyr

Popigai meteorite crater photo exhibition opened in Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Taimyr Museum of Local Lore invites everyone to a photo exhibition dedicated to the discoverers of the Popigai meteorite crater which was formed after the impact of an asteroid 35 million years ago. The diameter of the Popigai crater is about 100 kilometers, ...

Polar bear season starts in Arctic

Polar bear season starts in Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. This period is very important for both animals and scientists who study and preserve them. As Varvara Semyonova, coordinator of the Russia WWF Arctic biodiversity conservation projects, noted, that at this time it is possible to determine how successful the reproduction of these rare ...

Meteorite falls in northern Siberia

Meteorite falls in northern Siberia

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The AstroAlert|Observational astronomy society of the social network VKontakte informed astronomy lovers about the interesting phenomenon. On April 2, 2021, at 18.52 Moscow time, infrared sensors on US satellites recorded an explosion over the southeast of the Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets district of the Krasnoyarsk region ...