17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Yamal Peninsula

The boundless and snow-covered landscape of the tundra is the natural habitat of reindeer that live in perfect harmony with the environment and with humans. The need of food drive the reindeer to migrate along the Yamal peninsula.The sleds are ready for the next migration and the Northern Lights can only be considered a positive signal sent to the nenets by the spirits of the tundra.

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Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Russia
Copyright: © Sara Bianchi