July 24, 2015
R/V Kartesh near Zelyony Island
The R/V Kartesh lay at the anchorage near Zelyony Island at the mouth of the Pechora River. The Pechora is one of the largest rivers in Europe; it flows into the Pechora Bay of the Barents Sea and forms a wide delta, which forms numerous spill-streams and many islands.
Several researchers from the “Maritime Legacy” association departed from Naryan-Mar on a boat to board Kartesh later near Zelyony Island. The next destination is Novaya Zemlya archipelago where ornithological research will be carried out.