• Coded messages frozen in the Arctic for 25 years

  • Ice on the basis of "Mys Baranova", located on the island the Bolshevik of the archipelago Severnaya Zemlya, 25 years from freeze coded messages of the Internet users. This was reported in press service the company "KROK", which was the organizer of the action.

    To send a message, interested persons can of the company until 17 may. In the Polar explorers ' Day, which is celebrated on 21 may, the information gathered will encode and will take in a special capsule. After that it will be delivered at the ice base "Mys Baranova". Copies will be stored in data centers in Europe and Asia.

    "Future technologies will change work and life of each person, and it will not harm the environment. Welcome such predictions and the messages — it will be interesting to open them in 25 years" — says the company's Director General Boris Bobrovnikov.

    The campaign is supported by the Ministry of natural resources and ecology of the Russian Federation, Arctic and Antarctic research Institute. Its purpose is to draw attention to the issue of resources. Employees of the Institute will check, how in Arctic conditions to keep information on the digital media.

    Russian hydrographic expedition discovered the island of Bolshevik more than 100 years ago. In 1986, at Cape Baranov appeared Ice station. There were carried out exploration work on placer gold. In the mid-1990s because of lack of money the station was mothballed, but after 17 years, in 2013, work was resumed.

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