In Moscow opened an exhibition about the journey from Moscow to Antarctica


the Exhibition is dedicated to the journey of the team from Moscow to Antarctica, was opened in the Moscow city Duma. The organizer of the expedition were made by the Russian geographical society and the Commission of the Duma on security, sport and youth policy, as reported on the MHD website.

the Event was timed to the opening of the continent, which made the sailors Thaddeus Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev.

“Almost 200 years later, a team of enthusiasts from Moscow under the leadership of Dmitry Kuznetsova went in the footsteps of the pioneers. The Commission MHD on physical culture, sport and youth policy supported this idea. A year ago we held the crew in a way. Overcome the 5 thousand kilometers of sailing the yacht, the team showed courage and fearlessness worthy of the memory of Bellingshausen and Lazarev”, – said the Deputy Kirill Shields.

the participants of the expedition went to Antarctica from Chile and along the way overcame a 10-point storm, and the impact of extremely low temperatures. As a symbolic gesture, travelers dropped in the sea a replica of the medal which was awarded to the discoverers of Antarctica.

According to the expedition leader, Dmitry Kuznetsov, urban life would weaken the man, and he was pleased that his colleagues have come a long way. The traveler also noted that the visit was filmed a short documentary.

Earlier it was reported that the impact of global warming is felt and on the coldest continent of the planet. Experts note that over the last 50 years temperatures in the region increased, and as a result, the ice began to form rivers of melt water.

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