Description: The Physical Map of Russia showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Russia is the largest country in the world and takes up most of northern Eurasia. It encompasses most of Northern Asia and Western Europe. Due to it being such a large country the ecological zones a lot of diversity.
There are 5 dominant areas known as the: Taiga, Tundra, Steppe, Arid and Mountain zones. The country is covered by two plains: the East European Plain and the West Siberian Plain. There are also two lowlands and plateaus.
The East European Plain is mostly a tropical rain forest. The Tundra is a treeless marsh. This area also has the Russian Arctic Desert. The Taiga is the largest natural area of the country. It is also known as the forest zone. The Steppes are an area of forest and trees mixed with rolling hills and plains.
There are four major mountain ranges in the country, they are, The Ural Mountains, Caucasus Mountains, Sayan Mountains and Atlay Mountains.
Mount Elbrus is the highest peak in the country
and is a part of the western Caucasus Mountains. It
measures 5642 meters from tip to toe.
Russia is one of the most well watered areas on Earth as it has Asia’s longest river known as the Volga.
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