Today in History, May 21
- The Moscow Times
- May. 22 2013 00:00
- Last edited 08:03
The drifting ice station Severny Polyus-1.
Seventy-six years ago today, on May 21, 1937, the world's first drifting ice station Severny Polyus-1 was established in the North Pole. The research carried out at this and similar stations has contributed greatly to our understanding of the Arctic environment.