On the Taimyr Peninsula in the far North found traces of Russian settlements of the XVIII-XIX centuries, reports TASS with reference to the archaeologist Nikolai Stepanov.
"In the Western part of Taimyr Peninsula in the lower reaches of the Yenisei, in the space from Dudinka to Dikson, we have identified nine archaeological sites. This signs of settlement in the place available now settlements Tolstyy Mys and Anan'ino, as well as Parking huts of the Russian fishermen," — said Stepanov. According to him, the oldest object dates back to XVIII century, the rest of the nineteenth century.
Archaeologists have found covered with a layer of sod log houses, and numerous bones of fish and mammals.
For the first time, Russians began to settle in Taymyr in the seventeenth century. In the XVIII century members of the great Northern expedition noted on maps several settlements on the Peninsula — a Thick Nose, Volgina, Volchihinsky, Stshalovo, Trinity, Krestovskaya.
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