The Nature of the Novosibirsk Region From Above

Nature of the Novosibirsk Region From Above 1

The Novosibisk Region is situated in the south-east of the West Siberian Plain. Its total area is 178, 2 thousand km. There are a lot of various lakes in the region: sweet, saline, bitter ones … The main rivers are the Ob and the Om. The vast territory of the region is occupied by the largest in the world swamp – Vasyugan.

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Kurilsk Lake; Sea-eagles’ Wintering

Kurilsk Lake; Sea-eagles' Wintering

While it is full summer and most of Russian, and not only Russian, cities having violent heat it seems like ripe time to carry ourselves, at least virtually, in cold winter and listen to a story about another phenomena of Kurilsk lake – Sea-eagles’ wintering. Usually at winter by the lakeside there are gathering more than 800 sea-eagles, which are listed in Red Book, to batten themselves with spawning fish.

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Underground Museum

Underground Museum

Located at a depth of 70 meters (230 feet), this underground museum gives its visitors a unique opportunity to get themselves familiar with the nuts and bolts of mining engineering and see how snow-white gypsum is mined underground via tour around an underground gypsum mine. A part of the museum’s display is dedicated to history of mining engineering and developing of local gypsum deposit that began back in 1930’s.

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