Central Sikhote-Alin

Central Sikhote-Alin
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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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Full Name
Central Sikhote-Alin
Unesco ID
766
Country
Russia
Inscribed
2001
Type
Natural
Criteria
10
Categories
Natural landscape - Forest
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Site History

2018 Extended

With Bikin River Valley

2018 Advisory Body overruled

IUCN advised a Referral for the Bikin River extension

2001 Inscribed

Locations

The site has 3 locations

Central Sikhote-Alin: Bikin River Valley
Central Sikhote-Alin: Sikhote-Alin Nature Preserve Terney district, Russian Federation
Central Sikhote-Alin: Goralij Zoological Preserve Coastal zone on the Sea of Japan, N. of Terney, Russian Federation

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