Kursk magnetic anomaly. Yakovlevsky mine. Extraction of ore. Manufacturing of parts from heavy-plate iron at the Oryol plant "Khimtekstilmash". Cutting of a metal sheet of the "Plasmatron" installation. Production processes at the Shchekino synthetic fiber plant. Research vessel "Vityaz" at sea. Academic Council. Among the members of the expedition: A. A. Aksenov, E. M. Kreps, T. S. Rass, A. P. Andriyashev, L. A. Ponomareva. The ship is in the Novorossiysk port at an intermediate stop.