12 Perfrostology Institute’s Underground

Perfrostology Institute’s Underground

Posted on October 14, 2009 by


There is a cave (smaller than Igarskiy’s one) under the perfrostology institute, located in Yakutsk’s suburb. Mainly it is used as a storehouse — you can find cores there which were made by drilling, different devices and even mountain cranberry supplies.

Nothing is measured here anymore but sometimes control and calibration devices are brought: nevertheless it is easier to do that when it’s -8, but not -48. Several years ago an idea arose to clean it up and bring schools and rare tourists for the excursions with the purpose to show them the permafrost. However it is not a museum, there is no an exposition, but it became Igarka’s peculiar competitor…





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12 responses to “Perfrostology Institute’s Underground”

  1. me who else says:

    what is it on the last photo?

  2. Mr. Rabinovich says:

    This is a good place to keep vodka cold.

  3. Taupey says:

    This looks interesting. Thanks for posting photographs. 🙂

  4. Kapaneus says:

    Thanks for the photos, great post.

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  6. Baldraven says:

    How wonderful ……… thanks to the photographers who put this together …………..

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