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Tundra melting in late June, "Taimyrsky Zapovednik", Central Taimyr, Russia, 1989

Tundra melting in late June, "Taimyrsky Zapovednik", Central Taimyr, Russia, 1989

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Uploaded 09 Mar 2013 by Peter Prokosch
The first destination of the German-Soviet expedition in 1989 was the Zapovednik (nature reserve) "Taimyrsky", in central Taimyr peninsular in the north of Krasnoyarsky Krai, established in 1979. Except the main area the Zapovednik includes also three isolated sites – "Ary-Mas", "Lukunsky", "Balakhinsky". The total area is 1781,9 thousand ha. - The Taimyr peninsular is covered by the most extensive and northernmost tundra habitats in Siberia. These enormous wetlands are used during the short ...
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