Landscapes of the Arctic. Icebreaker "Joseph Stalin" in the ice. The interior of the ship. The crew members in the wardroom are playing chess, listening to the radio, reading. Transfer of coal from the Pinegi ship to the icebreaker. The work of the engine room of the icebreaker. Preparation, seaplane flight. Tiksi bay. Meteorological station; station staff are conducting meteorological observations. Wind power plant. Life of Tiksi winterers: they take care of pigs, milk cows, garden, prepare food, gather mushrooms. Polar radio station; radio operators are talking with the crew of the Iosif Stalin icebreaker. Icebreaker at sea. ID Papanin on the deck of the icebreaker looks through binoculars.