Monday, June 22, 2009

Yugyd Va National Park, Russia


Russia-17, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

Yugyd Va National Park is a national park in the Komi Republic, a constituent republic of the Russian Federation, in Northeastern Europe. It is Russia's and Europe's largest national park.
The park was created by the Russian Government on April 23, 1994, with the goals of protection and recreational use of the taiga forests of the Northern Urals. In 1995, the forest area including the Yugud Va National Park and the nearby Pechora-Ilych Nature Reserve were recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Virgin Komi Forests.

1 comments:

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault June 27, 2009 at 6:55 AM  

It's so hot and steamy in Montreal this week - thanks for these cool postcards!
Evelyn in Montreal

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