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Central Sikhote-Alin

The Sikhote-Alin is a mountain range in Primorsky and Khabarovsk Krais, Russia, extending about 900 km to the northeast of the Russian Pacific seaport of Vladivostok.

The highest summits are Tordoki Yani (2,077 m) and Anik Mountain (1,933 m).

Sikhote-Alin comprises one of the most extraordinary temperate zones in the world. Species typical of northern taiga (such as reindeer and the brown bear) coexist with tropical species like the Siberian tiger and the Himalayan bear.

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Site Info

Full name: Central Sikhote-Alin

Site History

Locations

The site has 2 locations.

  • Goralij Zoological Preserve Coastal zone on the Sea of Japan, N. of Terney, Russian Federation
  • Sikhote-Alin Nature Preserve Terney district, Russian Federation

Connections

The site has 15 connections.

Damaged

  • Meteorite impact Sikhote-Alin is an iron meteorite that fell in 1947 on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in southeastern Siberia (wiki)

Ecology

Geography

History

  • Palaeolithic and Mesolithic In terms of archaeological monuments on the nominated property, there are monuments deriving from the late Palaeolithic times (the northern enclave of the known Ustinov culture)

Human Activity

Trivia

WHS on Other Lists

World Heritage Process

  • Extensions on Tentative List Bikin River Valley
  • Inscribed on a single criterion only x. to contain the most important and significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological diversity, including those containing threatened species of outstanding universal value from the point of view of science or conservation.