The Explorers Club, New York, have honoured the
Expedition by awarding it the right to carry the prestigious
flag. The same flag have been carried by great explorers
such as Sir Edmund Hillary, Robert Peary, Richard Leakey
and Robert Ballard. No Swedish Expedition have ever had
this honour before. The only other Scandinavian who have
carried the Flag is the world renowned Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl,
who carried it when excavating Pyramids de Guimar on the
island of Teneriffa 1998.
The Expedition is supported by the Russian Ambassador
in Sweden, and the Swedish Ambassador in Russia.
From the Russian side the Adventure Club of Dmitry
Shparo has taken responsibility to organise and maintain
The Expedition is carried out under support the Yakutiya