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Russian cartography service seeks tender for Arctic atlas

The Federal Service for State Registration, Cadaster and Cartography (Rosreestr) has invited tenders for a project to make a national atlas of the Arctic. The bid is posted on the state procurement site, RIA Novosti reports. The starting, or maximum, price is 10 million rubles.


The tender is a single-contractor bid with a deadline of December 1.


President Vladimir Putin gave instructions to develop a national atlas of the Arctic area following a meeting on efficient and safe Arctic exploration, which was held in June 2014.