The participants of the project The Arctic — Territory of discovery came to Chukotka

The participants of the project "The Arctic — Territory of discovery, developed by the Government of Chukotka and the Russian Geographical Society, entered the waters of the Chukotka Autonomous District.
Now kochi "St. Nicholas" and "St. Andrew" are in Pevek Chaun district. Within a few days, crews will take a rest and prepare kochi to undergo the next step, which is the passage way to the village Vankarem Iultinsky district.
Members of the expedition "Arctic — Territory of Discovery" started on July 28 from Tiksi (Sakha Yakutia) in the old Pomeranian kochah "St. Nicholas" and "Apostle Andrew." Thus, the final stage of the fourth expedition "Arctic territory of discoveries" is nearing its end.    
Project of the Government of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug "The Arctic — Territory of discoveries" made under the personal patronage of Chukotka Governor Roman Kopin. Solemn ceremony of launching the kochey "St. Nicholas" and "St. Andrew" was held May 29, 2011 in Petrozavodsk, where were built Pomeranian court. Since the project kochi were about 3000 km on the waterways of Karelia, Vologda and Arkhangelsk regions.
The second phase of the project (Lena expedition) began on 16 June this year from Ust-Kut, where kochi profit autoplatforms of Petrozavodsk. Overcoming the Lena River 2,000 km Kochi arrived in Yakutsk on July 5, to participate in events marking the 380th anniversary of Yakutia in the Russian and in the V International Sports Games "Children of Asia" and the International Sports Forum "Russia — Country of Sports" .
The opening meeting was attended kochey Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, the governor of Chukotka Roman Kopin, vice-president of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Dmitry Glushko, head of Yakutsk Aisen Nikolayev, who came specially to meet with the members of the expedition member of the Federation Council, the hero of the Soviet Union, the hero Russia Artur Chilingarov.

The third and most important stage of the expedition started on August 5, 2012 from Yakutsk. Kochi moved along the Lena River, the site where the current (Zhigansk — Tiksi) was one of the most complex, requiring full readiness of the crew. The length of the route between Yakutsk and Tiksi the river is about 1,700 km.
The project "The Arctic — Territory Discoveries" is dedicated to 365 anniversary of the discovery Semyon Dezhnev the Bering Strait. It is intended to draw public attention to the problems of the Russian Arctic, to recall the bright pages of Russian history and geography, and is aimed at the development of inter-regional cooperation in the economic, scientific, cultural and tourist area.



   
Project of the Government of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug "The Arctic — Territory of discoveries" made under the personal patronage of Chukotka Governor Roman Kopin. Solemn ceremony of launching the kochey "St. Nicholas" and "St. Andrew" was held May 29, 2011 in Petrozavodsk, where were built Pomeranian court. Since the project kochi were about 3000 km on the waterways of Karelia, Vologda and Arkhangelsk regions.
The second phase of the project (Lena expedition) began on 16 June this year from Ust-Kut, where kochi profit autoplatforms of Petrozavodsk. Overcoming the Lena River 2,000 km Kochi arrived in Yakutsk on July 5, to participate in events marking the 380th anniversary of Yakutia in the Russian and in the V International Sports Games "Children of Asia" and the International Sports Forum "Russia — Country of Sports" .
The opening meeting was attended kochey Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, the governor of Chukotka Roman Kopin, vice-president of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Dmitry Glushko, head of Yakutsk Aisen Nikolayev, who came specially to meet with the members of the expedition member of the Federation Council, the hero of the Soviet Union, the hero Russia Artur Chilingarov.

The third and most important stage of the expedition started on August 5, 2012 from Yakutsk. Kochi moved along the Lena River, the site where the current (Zhigansk — Tiksi) was one of the most complex, requiring full readiness of the crew. The length of the route between Yakutsk and Tiksi the river is about 1,700 km.
The project "The Arctic — Territory Discoveries" is dedicated to 365 anniversary of the discovery Semyon Dezhnev the Bering Strait. It is intended to draw public attention to the problems of the Russian Arctic, to recall the bright pages of Russian history and geography, and is aimed at the development of inter-regional cooperation in the economic, scientific, cultural and tourist area.



   

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