Russia Features

The Country of Russia is so expansive that it literally stretches nearly halfway around the world, covering numerous time zones. It includes nearly every style of climate (except tropical) and has too many geographical features to cover here. Those that are listed are some of the more famous or well-known throughout the world. Physical Features and landmarks which travelers in Russia may encounter

Russian Taiga (60% of Russia is covered by taiga forest)

Rivers & Waterways:
Don River, Volga River, Kuban River, Dneiper River, Lake Baikal, Lake Ladoga, Lake Peipus, Black Sea, Sea of Azov, Sea of Okhotsk, Caspian Sea, Aral Sea, Artic Ocean, Bering Strait

Hills & Mountains
Ural Mountains, Caucasus Mountains, Sayan Highlands, Stanavoy Range, Valdai Hills, Altay Mountains, Mount Elbrus

Other Unique Physical Features
Tunguska Reserve, Beyenchime-Salaatin Crater, Siberian Tundra, Pripet Marshes, Volcanoes of Kamchatka

Ancient Monuments or Ruins
Baalbek Ruins, Chernobyl Ghost Town, Akhshtyrskaya Cave, Akuvskaya Chapel, Transfiguration Church on Kizhi Island


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Russia Features

Reign of Winter Mortis