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Arctic, topography and bathymetry

The Arctic is extremely diverse in terms of landscapes, varying from pack and drift ice to rugged shores, flat coastal plains, rolling hills and mountains surpassing 6000 metres above sea level (Denali, 6,194 m asl, in sub-arctic and boreal Alaska). The region has rivers and lakes, tundra and the largest forests in the world (the Russian Taiga).

Year: 2005

From collection: Topographic maps

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

Tags: topographic maps

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