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This page contains the list of images of the Taz peninsula (Western Siberia northern taiga and tundra zones) nature:
natural landscapes, vegetation types and some plants.
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Asia, Russia

Taz Peninsula
Northern taiga and tundra zones

View on the tundra between Yamburg and Urengoi towns
Typical shrub-moss-lichen tundra: Labrador Tea (Ledum palustre) + Dwarf birch
(Betula nana) communities
Sphagnum-Сotton-grassed bog on the lake terrace
Сotton-grassed bog in the sun-set
Groundsel (Senecio) bush on the edge of the road embankment
(Calamagrostis langsdorfii (Link) Trin. on the right)
Arctic Groundsel (Senecio arcticus Rupr.)
Tundra lake shore
Homo sapiens footprint
Soil pit (peat prospect-hole) in the permafrost
Tundra peat from the deep-frozen soil horizon
View to the tundra river from the river valley basic bank (watershed slope)
Erosion slope of the river valley basic bank (watershed slope)
Water-glacial erosion of the river valley basic bank (watershed slope)
Larch sparse growth (150-years old) on the edge of the river valley basic bank
(watershed slope)
Sedge-Sphagnum bog in the river valley bottom
River valley with the Sedge-Sphagnum (light) and Sphagnum-Сotton-grass (dark) bogs
Water-glacial erosion of the river valley basic bank (watershed slope)
Water-glacial erosion of the river valley basic bank (watershed slope)
Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia L.) on the sand
Lichen-Larch (Siberian Larch - Larix sibirca) sparse growth on the river valley basic bank
(watershed slope) edge
Rusty Peat Moss (Sphagnum fuscum) and Dwarf birch (Betula nana)
on the Sphagnum bog
Labrador Tea (Ledum palustre var decumbens)
Cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus) on the Sphagnum bog
Gray witch’s hair lichen (Alectoria nigricans) after the rain
Red pixie cup lichen (Cladonia coccifera)
Red pixie cup lichen (Cladonia coccifera)
Red pixie cup lichen (Cladonia coccifera)
Mountain birch (Betula tortuosa) forest
"Alien tracks" (tracks of the grass leaves rotated by the wind) on the sand

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Except this region there are images of other regions natural landscapes:
Russia (from West to East): West Baltic (Kurshskaya Kosa), Leningrad Region, Moscow Region (Central Russia), Middle Volga (Taiga zone), Middle Volga (Steppe zone), Astrakhan Reserve (Volga delta), Northern Caucasus Mountains (Elbruz), Pre-Polar Urals (Yugyd-Va National Park), Middle Urals (Chusovaya river), Ob-river valley (Center of Western Siberia), Taz peninsula (North of Western Siberia), Altai Region (Steppe and Altai foothills), Altai Mountains (Altai-Sayan Mountain Ecoregion), Sayan Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Lake Baikal (South of Central Siberia), Sihote-Alin Mountains (South of the Far East), Kuril Islands, Kamchatka Peninsula ( volcanoes, mountains, water bodies, vegetation, wildlife);
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Antarctic: Antarctic Peninsula.

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