The Ural runs for approximately 2'400 kilometres from north to south through western Russia, from the coast of the Arctic Ocean to the Ural River and northwestern Kazakhstan. The highest elevation is the Mount Narodnaya (1'895 m).
Russia 2003, Virgin Komi Forests.
The Virgin Komi Forests is a natural UNESCO World Heritage site in the Northern Ural mountains in the south-eastern corner of the Komi Republic. At 32'800 square kilometres it is the largest virgin forest in Europe. It consists of the two protected areas: the Pechory - Ilychsky Natural Reserve and the Yugyd-Va National Park.
1) label, 2) Stone pillars on the Man-Pupuner Mountain, 3) The Kozhim River, 4) The Upper Pechora.
The rock-formation on the Man-Pupuner mountain is a group of seven about 30 to 42 metres high massive stone pillars or columns, jutting out from a hilly plateau on Man-Pupuner.
Russia 2011, Rock-formation on the Man-Pupuner mountain.