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Big Russian River

Posted on August 26, 2013 by team


The Yenisei (the word means “the great river”) is a river in Siberia, one of the greatest rivers in Russia which flows into the Kara Sea of the Arctic Ocean. It provides supply, transportation and many other things for more than a million people. Look how the river changes throughout the year and how locals live.

Early autumn 2012 at the river.

The name of the river originates from the Evenki word “Ionessi:” – big water. The length of the river is 3 487 km.

Train moving at the river.

Wood-processing plant on the bank of the Yenisei River in the village of Novoyeniseisk. 2013.

The only ship elevator in Russia, 2012.

The river is getting ready for winter. The ambient temperature is -10C.

Trees covered with frost on the bank of the Yenisei. The ambient temperature -24C.

End of navigation. Owner of the handmade boat rings the bell.

The first international festival of snow and ice “Magic ice of Siberia”, January 2013.

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