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8 Life of the Researchers at Russian Polar Island

Life of the Researchers at Russian Polar Island

Posted on October 2, 2017 by tim


Heis island is located in Franz-Joseph archipelago in Northern Ocean. Far from civilization those people living there made their own little world where they routinely spend their days.

The island has a polar space observatory since USSR times.

Also meteorogical equipment.

The station main control room.

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8 Responses to “Life of the Researchers at Russian Polar Island”

  1. kwhunter says:

    I think a more appropriate English word for “researcher” is SCIENTIST

  2. aldebaran says:

    Depressing, derelict place… I really feel badly for the Russian scientists that have to spend time there. Also, lots of litter from the days gone bye, anyone going to clean up the place any time soon? I think Mr Putin gave a personal example helping clean up the island where the new arctic base was built. Maybe he should pay a visit here too…

  3. TG says:

    What breed of dog is Sharik please?

  4. TG says:

    Could be Sarplaninac? Eastern Europes shepherd dog/

    • aldebaran says:

      Sarplaninac is a local breed from former Yugoslavia, a 0.001% chance you will find one on an island in the Russian arctic.
      Still looks a mutt to me.

  5. TG says:

    OK,thanks.Sarplaninac has longer coat and other differences.

  6. rostit says:

    I would live there…

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