Russian scientists will be travelling to the remote Tungussky nature reserve in Krasnoyarsk region, Central Siberia, at the end of February.
A team of four received a permit to dive below 30 metres; this would be the first research at Lake Cheko at such depth. The winter expedition will start a cycle of long-term research, said Evgenia Karnoukhova, the senior inspector at the Tungussky reserve.
‘Lake Cheko is 54-metres deep. The team of researchers aim to study how thick the lake bottom’s sediments are, and take primary samples. The data they’ll gather will be analysed and passed on to geologists. We are not speaking about the search of any celestial body at this stage’, Evgenia said…
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