Siberian steppes

Siberian steppes

E660/0029 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 17.4MB

Downloadable file size: 2.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Around The World In 90 Minutes


Caption: Siberian steppes, Russia, seen from the International Space Station (ISS). North is at top. The dark green lines running from lower left to upper right are hundreds of kilometres long and visible from orbit. They show where snow (white) has fallen from trees (green) found in the valleys of a gently folded plain. The higher elevations do not have trees and are covered in snow. This plain lies between the River Ob (at right) and the River Irtysh (off left, not seen). The city of Barnaul (dark patch, far right, on a bend of the River Ob) is a major Siberian city of over 0.5 million. The ISS orbits the Earth at an altitude of around 380 kilometres. Photographed on 10 April 2003.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2003, 6, april, asia, asian, bernaul, city, cover, earth observation, environment, expedition six, folded, forest, forests, from, frozen, geography, hills, hilly, ice, international space station, iss, land use, landmark, ob, pattern, photography, plain, river, rolling, russia, russian, satellite, siberia, siberian, snow, steppe, steppes, streak, streaks, stripe, stripes, trees, tundra, urban, valley, valleys

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.