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Intact forest landscape next to the Ural Mountains in Yugyd Va National Park

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Intact forests of Shchuger River in eastern Komi, northeast from the town of Vuktyl. The dark coniferous forests (dark green) in the Shchuger valley and on the slopes of the Ural Mountains are intact and undisturbed by forestry. However, they have been affected by fire. The magenta areas in the northeastern corner of the image are treeless mountain tundra highlands on the Ural Mountains. Grayish green, turquoise, crimson, and pink spots are wetlands Ц part of the natural landscape mosaic in these intact forest landscapes. The biggest part of the area is included in the Yugyd Va National Park.

Creation date:
19.09.2013

Region:
Northern European Russia

Theme:
Valuable nature areas

Image type:
Landsat 8

Processed by:
Transparent World