A community reacts to two girls' disappearances on the remote Kamchatka Peninsula
The Kamchatka Peninsula
is prone to earthquakes because of its geographical positioning.
During their tour of Russia, Taiwanese tourists will enjoy helicopter tours of the giant craters in the Kamchatka Peninsula
, scenic views of Lake Baikal, and traveling through grasslands and forests by train on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Police in the remote settlement - population 1,750 - are watching over it as authorities on the Kamchatka Peninsula
, in eastern Siberia, organise an airlift to take the "forlorn and disorientated" animal back above the Arctic Circle.
A A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck off Russiaas sparsely populated far east on Thursday, but officials said the threat of a tsunami had passed and no damage was reported.The quake off Russiaas Kamchatka peninsula
, which was initially measured at magnitude 7.8 by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), before being revised downwards, struck 82 km (50 miles) west of Nikolskoye at a depth of 9 km.The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre at first said hazardous tsunami waves from the earthquake were possible within 300 km of the epicenter along the coasts of Russia, but later said the threat of tsunami had passed.
The quake off Russia's Kamchatka peninsula
, which was initially measured at magnitude 7.8 by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), before being revised downwards, struck 82 km (50 miles) west of Nikolskoye at a depth of 9 km.
It was filmed byNational Geographicin a number of rugged and remote locations, including the Altai Mountains, the Kamchatka Peninsula
, and the Artic.The film is the first in a series ofdocumentaries describing the unique ecosystems and species that may vanish due to global warmingif people fail to reduce carbon emissions and use clean energy.
Videos and photos of the monstrous "smelly" carcass surfaced online. The creature, which looked like an ugly chalk-colored beast, was found on the Pacific coastline of the Kamchatka peninsula
close to the remote village of Pakhachi on the shore of the Bering Sea.
The straight-line of 32,000 kilometers will begin from the Southern coast of Pakistan and will end in the eastern coast of Kamchatka Peninsula
in Russia, covering the region in between Africa and Madagascar in its course.
Petersburg on the long and arduous journey to Okhotsk on the Sea of Okhotsk, and ultimately to the village of Ushki near the mouth of the Kamchatka River on the east side of the Kamchatka Peninsula
. The trip across the continent as far as Yakutsk was made largely by boat, using the river-and-portage system, and thereafter by using hundreds of packhorses to haul the provisions and equipment required.
Focusing on the flora and fauna in the one-of-a-kind natural habitats of Russia, the programme highlights the unique and delicate habitat of the Altai Mountains, the Kamchatka Peninsula
, and the Arctic.