Scientific and tourism centres will open on the territory of the “Russian Arctic” National Park. The “Russian Arctic” National Park (Arkhangelsk Oblast) plans to create a network of scientific and tourist inpatient hospitals on the archipelagoes of Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya.
These will be centres, multifunctional Arctic complexes (MAC), where 50 people - scientists, inspectors of the national park - can live. It is contemplated to place one complex on Heiss Island being a part of Franz Josef Land, the second one - on the Zhelaniya Cape of the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago that is also a part of the National Park.
In addition to a residential complex for 50 people, each MAC will include utility rooms, a fuel and lubricant depot, a helicopter pad and a control cab. According to the data of the National Park, it is visited by more than 1,000 tourists every year.
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Author: Anna Dorozhkina