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Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic

The largest collection of artifacts dedicated to the exploration of the Arctic is found in Russia’s northern capital, St. Petersburg. The Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic in home to more than 70,000 artifacts that tell about the work that travellers and scientists have done in the North Pole, the Antarctic, in various areas of the Arctic Ocean, Kamchatka and other difficult-to-reach regions on the planet. Host Igor Maximenko found out where Mangazeya, the first city in the Polar Circle, was located, what the schedule was like for people living on drifting ice stations and how the search for the mysterious subglacial Lake Vostok in Antarctica was conducted. Learn this and much more in RTG TV’s new programme «The Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic».

Director Mariya Smelkova

Presenter Igor' Maksimenko

Year 2012

Duration 00:38:12

Director Mariya Smelkova

Presenter Igor' Maksimenko

The largest collection of artifacts dedicated to the exploration of the Arctic is found in Russia’s northern capital, St. Petersburg. The Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic in home to more than 70,000 artifacts that tell about the work that travellers and scientists have done in the North Pole, the Antarctic, in various areas of the Arctic Ocean, Kamchatka and other difficult-to-reach regions on the planet. Host Igor Maximenko found out where Mangazeya, the first city in the Polar Circle, was located, what the schedule was like for people living on drifting ice stations and how the search for the mysterious subglacial Lake Vostok in Antarctica was conducted. Learn this and much more in RTG TV’s new programme «The Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic».

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