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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
At the foot of Kodar

Russia, Siberia. Near of the legendary Baikal-Amur Mainline, in the circle of snowcapped peaks of Kodar, Udokan and Kalar mountain ridges, among siberian taiga and tundra, lays one of the northernmost sand deserts, Chara sands.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Novaya Chara, Russia
Camera: SLT-A99
Copyright: © Alexey Kharitonov