Russia, Bashkortostan, Southern Ural, Yuraktau.

One hill of the four what calling Shikhan. Today, they are unique monuments of nature - the remnants of ancient reefs formed in the warm sea of the Devonian period. In the rocks, which are composed of these Shikhan, preserved imprints of plants and animals.


Copyright: Ilshat gallyamov
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 10000x2000
Uploaded: 26/12/2012
Updated: 28/12/2012


Tags: nature; yuraktau; bashkortostan; bashkiriya; hill; mountain; shikhan
comments powered by Disqus

Lux Dmitry
Lux Dmitry
Igor Leontyev
Sodovik, sports complex
Igor Leontyev
Igor Leontyev
Dramteatr sterlitamak
Igor Leontyev
The monument "Agelong fire"
Igor Leontyev
Jukov new 2
Igor Leontyev
Jukovpark sterlitamak
Igor Leontyev
Administration sterlitamak
Igor Leontyev
The Cafe "Shaitanochka"
Poul S
Tratau mountain
Vladimir Salman
Баш Гора Шихан
Udo Lenkewicz
thrift store
Zoltan Duray
Horna Poton - Luky
Carl Geers
Another shot of Brian Carter in Topanga, Canyon.
Hersonissos Municipality in Crete
Agia Paraskevi Cave in Skotino Village - Gouves
bibouroku tabito
Scenery of the downtown "Gohuku-tyou"  Shizuoka-City
Unkle Kennykoala
Sakura at Aoyama Cemetery / 桜 @ 青山霊園
ViReal Riprese Aeree
Matthew Normand
Night Sky Over Mockhorn Bay - Oyster, VA
Marcio Cabral
Cerrado Stellar I
Valentin durand
view from the "Mont Bastide"
kyoto in autumn
Vlatko Šplihal
Slavonski Brod - Korzo - Under The Magnolia
Ilshat Gallyamov
Ilshat Gallyamov
More About Russia

Just in case you mistakenly heard that it was all ice and snow in Russia, take a peek at the Big Bikini Exposition. This is right on the river Moskva in Moscow!Moscow has been the capital of Russia for almost its entire history. The exception is during the period of the Russian Empire, which lasted from 1721 until the Russian Revolution 1917. For these two centuries the capital was St. Petersburg. The Russian Empire was the second largest contiguous Empire in world memory; only the Mongol Empire had been greater.Check out what's happening north of Mongolia these days, in ChitaAlthough you may not have heard of Sochi, on the Black Sea, they're building up quickly and hope to host the 2014 Olympics.Other periods of Russian history include the Tsardom of Russia, from Ivan IV to Peter the Great, and the Grand Duchy (14th-16th centuries).The earliest period of Russian history was ruled by the Novgorod Republic and Kievan Rus, which was the first Russian state dating back to 800AD in Kiev.Modern Russia remains one of the world's superpowers. They launched the earth's second satellite, called Sputnik 1, and were the first country to put a human being into orbit around earth. (The first one is called the Moon.)After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia became a federal republic of 83 states.Text by Steve Smith.