Secrets about. Dixon: following the companions of Royal Amundsen on the schooner "Maud" (1918–1983)
Тайны острова Диксон: по следам спутников Руаля Амундсена на шхуне «Мод» (1918–1983)

V. G. Sedelnikov, Siberian Federal University, A. P. Dvoretskaya, Siberian Federal University
2020 Ethnography of Altai and Adjacent Territories  
The development of the Arctic is associated with many names of famous polar explorers. The people of legend are all part of the collective memory of the Arctic. Roald Amudsen himself has won worldwide fame for his daring expeditions and discoveries. The entire scientific and cultural world admired his achievements in the conquest of the Arctic and Antarctic. In the mass consciousness, his name was overgrown with legends and myths, as well as the names of their travel companions. The authors,
more » ... ns. The authors, abandoning the well-established versions of these events, turn their eye to the evidence of that era — the reports and reports of N. A. They are trying to build their own interpretation of what happened during these years at Dikson, to Begichev, records about the course of the expedition's searches, unpublished articles and eyewitness accounts, and expertise from 19201983 deposited in the funds of the Russian State Archives of Economics. Documents and materials indicate that the remains of a Norwegian sailor, found in 1922 by the expedition of Urvantsev-Begichev, belonged to Peter Tessem, who was able to overcome the most difficult route from Cape Chelyuskin to Dikson and died tragically several kilometers from the purpose of his campaign. However, the body of the second sailor was never found, and the version of his death in Mikhailova Bay was not seriously substantiated. Attracting new information from documents on search expeditions is also important to maintain the establishment of the truth about the death of polar explorers. This aspect is part of the cultural memory of the northerners. The documents testify to the voluntary assistance provided by the residents of Taimyr — both Russian and indigenous inhabitants of the tundra.
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