6 Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Posted on January 8, 2011 by team


The stone birch is the main tree of the Kamchatka Peninsula. These trees are unbelievably enduring. They had already been full-grown when Cossacks came to this place for the first time. And now every summer thousands of tourists admire this beautiful tree.

Trees tangled by the wind

Stone birches in a form of a layer

In tundra

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6 Responses to “Ancient Stone Birches”

  1. Unknown says:

    Second!

  2. DougW says:

    Cool pictures!

  3. Musa says:

    Old, dense and resistant, it thrives in it’s harsh environment not so unlike Ironwoods of the Sonoran Desert. This tree is very beautiful with snow. Thanks for sharing these photographs.

  4. Alan says:

    Betula ermanii

  5. LMHTFY says:

    Really nice images!

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