Scientists first went down to the bottom of a giant crater in Yamal

giant craterScientists first studied the bottom of a giant funnel on the Yamal Peninsula. They confirmed the preliminary version that the funnel is of natural origin, a correspondent reported. TASS, the press service of the regional government.

November 10  2014 scientists went to the third expedition to the funnel, they were able to take samples of soil and ice. It is 4 km from the pipeline and at a considerable distance from the gas fields. Human activities could not exert any influence on the formation of a failure, – said the press service. Continue reading “Scientists first went down to the bottom of a giant crater in Yamal”

Found on the Yamal second mysterious crater

mysterious craterTaz region of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District found hollow, similar to the one that was found near the Bovanenkovo field, but smaller.

On Monday told Interfax Duma deputy Mikhail Lapsoj Taz region, who visited the new location of the anomaly.

According to him, the new crater is located 90 km from the village Antipayuta, it looks the same as found near Bovanenko but a fraction: a diameter of about 15 meters. In the most visible funnel snow. Lapsoj said that he was informed about the funnel herders.