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Wetlands and sub-tundra forests on Kuloy River

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Large wetland areas in the Kuloy river valley, Mezen Peninsula, Arkhangelsk Region, Russia. At the center of the image, there is a large wetland complex heavily saturated with water. It contains several small lakes (black color). Drier areas with sphagnum (light yellowish green and grayish pink) are mainly located on the edges of the wetland. Forests are located west of the river valley on a karst plateau divided in parts by pretty deep valleys of a dense network of small rivers.

Creation date:
31.05.2000

Region:
Northern European Russia

Theme:
Valuable nature areas

Image type:
Landsat 8

Processed by:
Transparent World