Friday, May 09, 2008
The Russian geographic society will soon start the largest international science and research mission to Africa within last 10 years. The expedition is held within UNESCO's World Heritage program. Several cross-country vehicles will travel through 45 countries of Europe, Middle East and Africa, including 27 African states. The crew includes famous travelers, medics, ethnographers and archeologists. They will collect information about poorly studied peoples of Africa and test telecommunication and navigation equipment.