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Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Wrangel Island State Nature Reserve

The 'maternity ward' of polar bears, huge bird colonies, walrus rookeries and whales: these are the protected islands of Wrangel and Herald, which it took polar explorers centuries to reach

Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Cape Dezhnev

The easternmost point of Russia and all of Eurasia bears the name of the Siberian pioneer, who for the first time, passed this cape along the Bering Strait.

Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Whale Bone Alley

A mysterious structure made of huge whalebones on the coast of Yttygran Island forms a sanctuary for ancient seaborne hunters

Krasnoyarsk Krai Lake Taymyr

The most inaccessible of the large lakes in Russia is located in the Arctic, in the permafrost zone; in winter it freezes almost right to the bottom, and in summer it is free from ice for only a couple of months

Krasnoyarsk Krai The Great Arctic Nature Reserve

The largest reserve in Eurasia, protecting the typical Arctic ecosystems of the Taymyr Peninsula and in the adjacent marine area

Nenets Autonomous Okrug Vaygach State Nature Reserve

For many centuries, Vaygach Island was a sacred land forbidden to enter, where sacrifices were made to the main gods of the Nenets pantheon

The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic Momsky Nature Park

In Momsky Park, you can try to climb the Pobeda stratovolcano, raft down a river through the world's largest ice field, or simply admire a mountain of multi-coloured marble

Arkhangelsk Oblast Russian Arctic National Park

The furthest islands in the ocean which the Pomors dared to reach, the real edge of the world on the Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land archipelagos

Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Jade Valley

The remains of the Solnechnoye jade deposit in the valley of the Nyrdvomen-Shor stream

Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Yamal Crater

The first cryovolcano discovered on Earth, which became a lake in the middle of the polar tundra

Nenets Autonomous Okrug Big Gates Canyon

An oasis with a microclimate in the middle of the Arctic tundra: wooded basalt crags and gems on the banks of the Belaya River

Krasnoyarsk Krai Putorana Plateau

A huge basalt plateau covered with a layer of lava from an ancient volcano, tectonic lakes, waterfalls and the geographical centre of Russia

The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic Ulakhan-Sis Range

A granite city of gigantic natural sculptures in the remote polar region of the Indigirka basin

The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic Kisilyakh Range

Rocky outcrops in the form of petrified giants amidst ancient, deserted mountains at a pass through the Kisilyakh range

Arkhangelsk Oblast The Solovetsky Islands

A monastery fortress, a polar botanical garden, the memory of the camps, spiritual feats and tragedies: the islands of the Solovetsky archipelago embody all the severity and power of the North

Murmansk Oblast Khibiny

In the 20th century, the wayward, mysterious Khibiny Mountains became the cradle of skiing in Russia

Murmansk Oblast Teriberka Village

Thanks to the film Leviathan, a dying village on the shores of the Barents Sea, long known to Russia's chefs as a source of rare seafood, has become a popular tourist destination

The Komi Republic The Manpupuner Weathered Stone Pillars

'Small mountain of idols': according to Mansi legends, ancient giants that have turned to stone stand on the Manpupuner Pass

The Komi Republic Yugyd Va National Park

A huge protected area in the Polar Urals, where the living memory of the Earth is preserved—the oldest primordial boreal forests on the continent

The Republic of Karelia White Sea petroglyphs

Rock paintings of people, animals, deities and everyday scenes from the Neolithic era are preserved on the islands of the Vyg River in the Belomorsky district of Karelia

The Republic of Karelia Paanajärvi National Park

The pristine nature that inspired the author of the Kalevala: picturesque cliffs and waterfalls, lakes that resemble fjords, 'hanging lakes' and Sámi seitas (sacred sites)