The First Soviet High-latitude Expedition

  • William Barr
Keywords: Expeditions, First Soviet High-latitude Expedition, 1935, Sadko (Ship), Ships, Arctic Basin, Russian Arctic waters


The ice-breaking steamer Sadko put to sea in June 1935 under N.M. Nikolayer with 35 scientists on board with the first Soviet high-latitude expedition under the charge of G.A. Ushakov. The Sadko expedition was highly successful and the forecast of a favourable ice year was accurate.