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Lower Mezen river valley, Arkhangelsk Region, Russia

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Lower Mezen river valley (Arkhangelsk Region, Russia). There are grasslands (yellowish green) along the rivers, with possible burnt area (bright red) near the center of the image, as well as bare sand-bars (light pink). Various mires display on the image as turquoise, blue, grayish green, pink and magenta. The numerous open water pools on the mires display as black. The large, relatively even-colored magenta areas on the image (mainly in its western and northern parts) are sparse forests with plenty of lichens (Cladonia) in their ground floor, whereas denser forests display as olive, dark, bright, and light green.

Creation date:
21.06.2013

Region:
Northern European Russia

Theme:
Valuable nature areas

Image type:
Landsat 8

Processed by:
Transparent World

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