Expedition Hydrographic Service conducted a SF trip soundings over 2.7 thousand km

Expedition Hydrographic Service of the Northern Fleet (NF) conducted survey trip depths of more than 2, 7 thousand miles around the islands of the archipelago of Franz Josef Land.

So far, the bottom topography near the islands were poorly investigated, which greatly complicated the navigation in the area. The data obtained in the course of hydrographic work will allow for the adjustment of nautical charts and publications for swimming, which will greatly facilitate the provision of navigation of ships in the Arctic regions of the Arctic Ocean.   Expedition Hydrographic Service SF on the island of

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Expedition Hydrographic Service of the Northern Fleet has made a number of geographical discoveries in the Arctic

Expedition Hydrographic Service of the Northern Fleet in the hydrographic vessel "Horizon" and sea tug "MB-56" has finished the trek to the Franz Josef Land and arrived in Murmansk. The campaign lasted for 20 days.

During hydrographic surveys in the archipelago of Franz Josef Land expedition discovered the strait that separates the island of Northbrook in two.

Members of the expedition made a topographical survey of the coast and the depth measurements in the resulting Strait. After the chamber material handling operations, the data will be reflected in the proofs of guidance aids to

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New signs of warming in the Russian Arctic

New signs of warming in the Russian Arctic Weather and Climate

A team of scientists from Russia after a three-month observation Arctic ice on Earth Franz Joseph came to the conclusion that their stock is constantly decreasing. Besides starting a marked migration to higher latitudes of the living species, the area previously spread further south. The explanation for such changes can only serve global warming.

To get a real picture of what is happening, the researchers examined 42 of the 191 islands in the archipelago. On each of them confirmed the thinning of the ice cover since the

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Expedition Hydrographic Service of the Northern Fleet has made a number

Discovery in the Arctic

Expedition Hydrographic Service of the Northern Fleet in the hydrographic vessel "Horizon" and sea tug "MB-56" has finished the trek to the Franz Josef Land and arrived in Murmansk. The campaign lasted for 20 days.

During hydrographic surveys in the archipelago of Franz Josef Land expedition discovered the strait that separates the island of Northbrook in two.

Members of the expedition made a topographical survey of the coast and the depth measurements in the resulting Strait. After the chamber material handling operations, the data will be reflected in the proofs of

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Expedition Hydrographic Service conducted a SF trip survey

depths of more than 2.7 million km

Expedition Hydrographic Service of the Northern Fleet (NF) conducted survey trip depths of more than 2, 7 thousand miles around the islands of the archipelago of Franz Josef Land.

So far, the bottom topography near the islands were poorly investigated, which greatly complicated the navigation in the area. The data obtained in the course of hydrographic work will allow for the adjustment of nautical charts and publications for swimming, which will greatly facilitate the provision of navigation of ships in the Arctic regions of the Arctic Ocean.   Expedition Hydrographic

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On the remote monasteries of Valaam launched electric power, and the local monastery was given electric

Valaam (Karelia). July 10. Interfax — Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill on Wednesday attended the launching ceremony of electricity on the three islands of the Valaam archipelago.

"Now Balaam, and even remote monasteries provided stable power supply, which means a fundamental change in the conditions of life for the people. Living in the monasteries associated with the feat, and we know that this feat including applies to the physical life of man" — the patriarch said after the ceremony, chaired by the Head of Karelia Alexander Hudilaynen.Po According to the Primate, on the other hand,

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Weekdays Rosatomflota

At the White Sea this year 4 submarine "Atomflot" participated in the wiring of large tankers of "Novatek" to the port Vitino.

In May of nuclear icebreaker "Vaygach" Rosatomflota completed work under a contract with OJSC "MMC" Norilsk Nickel "on the Yenisei River. Winter navigation in the area completed in connection with the flood situation. This year the ice conditions in the Yenisei Gulf consistent long-term average, the tasks of a / l "Vaygach" was to create and update the channel for ships of OJSC "MMC" Norilsk Nickel ". Now icebreaker has already left the work

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On the way to the North Pole opened a new island

The expedition aboard the nuclear-powered icebreaker "Russia", the following changes to the Arctic drifting station, has found a new island in the archipelago of Franz Josef Land. Thus, the number of islands has increased to 192.

Back in 2006, the captain of the nuclear icebreaker "Yamal" Stanislav Rumyantsev said that the elements has eroded the isthmus between the western and eastern part of the island of Northbrook. But then confirm the hypothesis is not possible because of the weather. "We are now convinced that formed a new Strait, and in the Arctic in the structure of the archipelago of

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General cleaning of the Arctic continues

July 30th expedition of the Russian Geographical Society has gone from Arkhangelsk to eliminate environmental damage in the affected areas of the archipelago of Franz Josef Land.

It has accumulated a ton for tens of years is not exported hazardous waste. This barrels of fuel, abandoned military vehicle and aircraft equipment, the remains of fuels and lubricants, radar antenna.

The first phase of large-scale works — Assessment of the level of pollution of the Arctic territories, was held in 2011.

Participants in the first phase went to the archipelago of Franz Josef Land on the freighter "Technologist Grooms’ and

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Around 10,000 Indonesians lost their homes due to flooding

April 9, 2013. About ten thousand inhabitants Indonesian island of Siberut, included in archipelago Mentavey, lost their homes head over to the floods, said on Tuesday the national news agency Antara.

Began another six days ago and constantly reaching since torrential rains caused rivers to flood and inundation of settlements in four areas of the island, and also violated the provision of the archipelago, said the spokesman of the Office of Disaster Mentavey Siriparang Alice (Elisa Siriparang).

"So far we have enough stockpiles of medicines and medical personnel, but I fear that in the next three days will increase the

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