Photo of the day: Putorana Plateau

A handout image released by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows a part of the snowy landscape of the Putorana Plateau in northern Central Siberia, Russia. Situated about 100 km north of the Arctic Circle, the site serves as a major reindeer migration route – an increasingly rare natural phenomenon – and is one of the very few centres of plant species richness in the Arctic.

A handout image released by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows a part of the snowy landscape of the Putorana Plateau in northern Central Siberia, Russia. Situated about 100 km north of the Arctic Circle, the site serves as a major reindeer migration route – an increasingly rare natural phenomenon – and is one of the very few centres of plant species richness in the Arctic.

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The Putorana Plateau serves as a major reindeer migration route

A handout image released by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows a part of the snowy landscape of the Putorana Plateau in northern Central Siberia, Russia. Situated about 100 km north of the Arctic Circle, the site serves as a major reindeer migration route – an increasingly rare natural phenomenon – and is one of the very few centres of plant species richness in the Arctic.

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