- KAZAHSTAN - 2005
National Antarctic expedition will begin in November, 2005 due to
initiative of Kazakhstan Mountaneering Federation and under the
patronage of Russian Arctic and Antarctic Institute. In the First
Kazakhstan Antarctic expedition in Winter 2001-2002 Baglan Zhunusov,
Ervand Iljinsky and Victor Ivanov climbed Vinson peak.
the picture:at the top of Vinson peak. From left to right - Ervand
Iljinsky, Victor Ivanov (with American flag of climber, who made
a picture) and Baglan Zhunusov.
goal of this year project is first climbs of virgin peaks in area
of Queen Maud land near the Russian station Lazarevskaja in Mjulig-Hofman
and Orvin mountains (These mountains were first named after Dregalsky,
but very often you couldn't find first adventor's names at the modern
Zhunusov - the leader.