Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

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.

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Trees tangled by the wind

Ancient Stone Birches

Stone birches in a form of a layer

Ancient Stone Birches

In tundra

Ancient Stone Birches

Ancient Stone Birches

Stone birch forest in October

Ancient Stone Birches

View from a helicopter

Ancient Stone Birches

Location: the Kamchatka Peninsula

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6 thoughts on “Ancient Stone Birches”

  1. 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.

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