Impermanent permafrost (1988)

Documentary №60785, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:46
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)
Camera operators:G.Pereverzev
Sound mixer:N.Shknevskaya


About human activities in the North without disrupting the ecological system of permafrost.

Reel №1

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Old books and maps on the table.

Old engravings depicting the nature of the North.

A map that shows the permafrost area.

Panorama of the Yakut tundra.

Rocks on the banks of the Lena River.

Tundra vegetation.


The Fedor Shergin Mine.

cracked earth.

A swollen mound with ice at its core.

Relief of Yakutia.

Tundra from a helicopter.

Residential quarter of Yakutsk.

A house on stilts.

Cracks on a residential building.

Cracked asphalt on the street.

Extraction of soil for the roadbed.

The building of the Institute of Permafrost Studies.

Underground laboratory.

Archaeologists at the excavation site.

Locations: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) [750]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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Extraction of soil near the road.

Exposed permafrost.

All-terrain vehicle rides on the tundra.

Car tracks in the tundra.


Tiksi village.

Yakut taiga.

A swamp in the taiga.

Felling the forest.

Loading of wood on cars.

Trees felled in the taiga.

Conducting research on permafrost.

Bumpy terrain.

Land reclamation system near Yakutsk.

A ruined field.

Fields with proper land use.

Pick cucumbers. and tomatoes.


Tundra from a helicopter.

Locations: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) [750]

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