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Astronomers Recorded Movement of the Crimea towards Russia
12.10.2016 19:54
Astronomers Recorded Movement of the Crimea towards Russia

Tectonic movement of the Crimean Peninsula towards continental Russia has been established by scientists.

      The news was reported about  by the director of the Applied Astronomy Institute, RAS, Alexander Ipatov at a recent scientific conference.

      Tectonic movement of the Crimean Peninsula was recorded by means of the radio interferometric Qwazar-QWO complex located in Simeiz.

      Scientists have found out that the peninsula is moving in the northeastern direction with the speed of 2,9 millimeters a year.


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Crimea     

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