• All-terrain expedition to the Arctic road crossed the Putorana plateau

  • Expedition "To the East!" on the road of the Arctic crossed vehicles on the Putorana plateau. About it reports TASS with reference to the press service of the expedition.

    "The expedition team spent three weeks on the passage plateau exactly "at the equator" from West to East. The maximum height of travel is 1400 meters above sea level. After a preliminary exploration of the rise of the plateau passed through the valley of the river Burdekin", — stated in the message.

    Transcontinental expedition "To the East!" held in four Russian cross-country vehicles "Sherpa". She was launched on 14 April from Arkhangelsk and plans to finish in early November in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The objective of the expedition was the summer route along the Arctic circle and a demonstration of the ability of continuous transport in remote areas of the North. The nearest stop is planned in Zhigansk (Republic of Sakha).

    At the start the leader of the expedition, the designer of the "Sherpa" Alexis Garagashyan noted that a key portion, from which depends the success of the expedition, is the Putorana plateau is the most elevated and highly dissected massif in the North-West of the Central Siberian plateau in Krasnoyarsk Krai. Before the expedition Garagashian access here was only by helicopter and on water or on foot.

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