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Expedition completed to create the geographic encyclopedia of the Kuril Islands

Members of the expedition of the media holding "Komsomolskaya Pravda" and the Russian Geographical Society in the Kuril Islands returned to Sakhalin.

The Governor's press service informs that the expedition, with the support of the Government of the Sakhalin Region and the assistance of the Gidrostroy company, started from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on June 27 on the motor ship Omega. Its purpose was to collect materials for the creation of a geographical encyclopedia of the Kuril Islands, to shoot a documentary film about the history and nature of the Kuril Islands and to prepare a photo album.

According to Vladimir Sungorkin, it was extremely successful, the weather was favorable, so we managed to visit all the planned points. The route of the expedition ran through the islands of Shumshu, Onekotan, Shiashkotan, Atlasov, Urup to Iturup.

The main goal of the expedition - the geographical encyclopedia - should be ready by the end of this year. A disc with a documentary filmed during the expedition will also be attached to it. Perhaps this film will be broadcast on one of the central television channels.

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