Pavel Senko

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Pavel Kononovich Senko (Russian: Павел Кононович Сенько) (October 4, 1916 – 2000) was a Soviet polar explorer, scientist, and member and leader of numerous expeditions to Antarctica under the auspices of the Soviet Antarctic Expedition.

There is a mountain named after him: Senko Mountain at 71° 25,2’ S 12° 46,8’ E on the Zavaritsky Ridge.

He was leader of the winter party and officer-in-charge of Mirny Station on the 9th Soviet Antarctic Expedition and lead several expeditions subsequently.


  • Senko, P. K. (1963) "The Coast Effect in the Variations of the Earth's Electromagnetic Field" in Journal of Geomagnetism and Geoelectricity (XV) 271,

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