Lake Vostok: A Secret Sealed in Ice

Tuesday, 10.11

Alexey Ekaykin (Russia)

What do modern limnologists do in Antarctica? Alexei Yekaikin, a scientist working in Russia’s Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute will speak about Lake Vostok, the largest in Antarctica, and about how information can be drawn from this body of water, which has been covered with ice for millions of years.

Alexey Ekaykin is a polar researcher of the younger generation, studying lakes and lake biota.

This Maritime Forum will be in Russian.

The Maritime Forums are free for everyone. The forum will begin at 18.00 and we shall meet shortly before it near the Desk at the Seaplane Harbour.

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We also welcome you on the Day of Restoration of Independence

On the Day of Restoration of Independence, which is celebrated as a public holiday on 20 August, you are welcome to visit our museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Both at Fat Margaret and the Seaplane Harbour, you will find many memories of the restoration of Estonian independence, as well as of the efforts that preceded and followed it.

18. August

One of the biggest cogs in Europe is now at the Estonian Maritime Museum

Last night, on 7–8 July, the second half of the Lootsi cog arrived at the Seaplane Harbour – the stern part and another middle part. The Estonian Maritime Museum will now commence work to display one of Europe’s largest ship wrecks in all its glory.

08. July

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