Russian Far East

Plants

Plants

A small selection from 2500 species of Russian Far East vascular plants.

Seashore

Seashore

Primorsky Krai (Primorye) means "Maritime District" in Russian. Length of region sea border (1500 km) is about half of total region border length (over 3000 km).

Rivers

Rivers

Sikhote-Alin mountain range divides region territory into inner and coastal river basins. The largest river is Ussuri with a length of 903 km.

Mountains

Mountains

Most of Primosky Krai is occupied by Sikhote-Alin mountain formation with average elevation about 500 m. Highest peaks are Anik (1933 m) and Oblachnaya (1852 m).

Forests

Forest

Up to 80% of Primorye territory is covered with coniferous and mixed forests, where many relic plants have been preserved.

Elements

Elements

Due to contact of oceanic and continental air masses Primorye's weather is diverse and sometimes unpredictable.

Seasons

Seasons

A brief time travel, just for fun.

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