Siberia and the Far East is a wide geographical region of the north-eastern part of the Eurasia.
This region borders to the Ural Mountains on the west, adjoined to watershed ridges from the east side, adjoined to the Arctic Ocean from the north, and Mongolia and China - from the south.
Russian wild nature is kept in the Siberia and the Far East territory to the present times. It is a really unique area where you can find places where no man has entered.
Both Siberia and the Far East region are located in high and middle latitudes of our hemisphere, and it is also located in temperate and cold climatic zone. The climate of the territories is continental.
The region nature is extremely diverse. Vegetation, which is located on the south side, is different from it on the north side. There are natural areas such as arctic deserts, tundra, forest-tundra, forest taiga, forest-steppe and steppe.
The main vegetation of the tundra and forest tundra has many types of mosses and lichens, shrubs (low-growing) and perennial grasses.
Taiga landscapes are typical. The width of the forest is more than 2 thousand kilometers!
Spruce, fir and legendary Siberian cedar are the main tree of the dark-coniferous taiga forests.
You can see the light-coniferous taiga is near to the Yenisei River. The main tree of the light-coniferous taiga is Dahurian larch. There are sections of the forest-steppe and steppe zones to the south from the taiga zone (Western Siberia). This is steppe vegetation in the foothills. You can see highland treeless landscapes on the highest ridges.
There are many thickets of the shrubs, grasses of the alpine and subalpine meadows, and tundra with an incredible color of the trees, as well as the uniqueness of stone placers in the Siberia and the Far East regions.