BELUKHA MOUNTAIN. ALTAY. RUSSIA by VICTOR KOVCHIN.
Belongs to the Gallery RUSSIAN ARTISTS NEW WAVE.
Breathtaking scenery with overview of Belukha Mountain of the highest peak of Altay mountains, Siberia,Russia.
Altay is one of the best destinations in Siberia.
The name Altay (or Altai) comes from Mongolian Altan, which means golden. Altay mountains are truly one of the natures most marvelous gems, amazing by its diversity and beauty.
The Altay ecoregion covers vast 845,000 square kilometer area at the junction of four countries: Russia (largest part), Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China.
Altay is a land where myths and legends are incarnated into reality. Its one of those rare corners on the Earth where Nature decided to show everything it was capable of. Broad and boundless views of steppes, luxuriant varieties of taiga thickets, modest charm of deserts, severe splendor of snowy peaks, laconic beauty of tundra - the diversity of landscapes here is so rich, it is as if you are turning over pages of a geographical atlas!
July 1st, 2015
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