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Description to topographic map set Subpolar Ural

A topographic map set Subpolar Ural has now a short reference article.

This article provides information about Subpolar Ural mountains, its location and relief. In the article you will get to know what mountain ranges, peaks and glaciers are located on the slopes of Subpolar Ural. Also, you will find information about what rivers and lakes flow in the territory of Subpolar Ural and what flora and fauna is typical for this region. In the section “Tourism” one will find information about the most popular kinds of tourism popular in Subpolar Ural. The article describes as well the climate of Subpolar Ural.

The Subpolar Urals is a mountain system in Russia, which extends from the head of the Lyapin (Khulga) River in the north up to Mount Telposiz in the south. Administratively, east of the main watershed, the Subpolar Urals are parts of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area of the Tyumen Oblast, while its western territory is part of the Komi Republic.

The largest full-flowing river is the Lyapin (Khulga) River, which is formed by the confluence of the Khaimayu and the Grubeyu Rivers. Lake Torgovoye is the largest lake in the Subpolar Urals in terms of its area and water content.

The Subpolar Urals is the most elevated part of the Ural Mountains. It is here that Mount Narodnaya (1894.5 m), the highest summit of the Ural Mountains, is situated. There are some other important summits in this region, which are well-known for their alpine terrain, such as Manaraga (1,820 m), Kolokolnya (1724 м), Zashchita (1,808 m), Mansi-Nyor (Didkovski) (1,778 m), Sverdlov (about 1,800 m) and Komsomol (1729.4 m). The area of the highest peaks is the place where the Yugyd Va National Park is situated. There are also prominent peaks here, such as Narodnaya, Manaraga, Karpinski, Kolokolnya, Neroika, and other peaks under 1,600 m.

Mapstor news 21-09-2008