Posts under ‘conservancy area’

Indre Wijdefjorden National Park

Indre Wijdefjorden National Park (Norwegian: Indre Wijdefjorden nasjonalpark) is located in a steep fjord landscape in northern Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway. It covers the inner part of Wijdefjorden—the longest fjord on Svalbard. The national park was established on 9 September 2005 and covers 1,127 km2 (435 sq mi), of which 745 km2 (288 sq mi) [...]

Yalta

Yalta is a resort city in Crimea peninsula, southwestern Russia, on the north coast of the Black Sea.
Yalta are a part of Russian Empire since 1783, along with the rest of Crimea, sparking the Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792.

The city is located on the site of an ancient Greek colony, said to have been founded by Greek [...]

Salbyksky mound, an Russian Stonehenge ??

Salbyksky mound – a ruined remains of the largest mound Middle Yenisei basin – Tagar culture monument, located in the tract Salbyk (from Khakassian – Salbiev ‘lowland’) 60 km north of Abakan in the Republic of Khakassia. Protected by the state, a museum “Salbyk.” A well-known tourist destination.

Was excavated in 1954-56. Expedition of the Institute [...]

Shiveluch Volcano in Kamchatka threw gas column with ash to a height of up to 9 km

Shiveluch is the northernmost active volcano in Kamchatka Krai, Russia. It is sometimes called Sheveluch or Sopka Shiveluch. It is one of Kamchatka’s largest and most active volcanoes.

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. June 9 , 2013. – Shiveluch volcano, erupting in Kamchatka, threw three pillars of gas and ash, the height of which was on a large [...]

Kronotsky Nature Reserve

Kronotsky Nature Reserve (also: Kronotsky Biosphere Zapovednik) is a nature area reserved for the study of natural sciences in the remote Russian Far East, on the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula. It was created in 1934 and its current boundary contains an area of 10,990 km2 (4,240 sq mi).[1] It also has Russia’s only geyser [...]