Yamal Peninsula

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Yamal Peninsula by Mind Map: Yamal Peninsula

1. CLIMATE

1.1. In the winter of 2013, unusually warm temperatures brought rain to the peninsula

1.1.1. Then froze and covered the pastured in a thick layer of ice.

1.1.2. Climate scientists predict that this type of weather will only become more frequent as earth continuous to warm.

1.2. Climate change affecting Russia`s far north as the permaforst melts

1.3. The weather becomes increasingly unpredictable, and the vital winter season shortens.

2. LOCATION

2.1. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fd/Kara_seaYP.PNG

2.2. Located in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug of northwest Siberia, Russia.

2.3. Is bordered principally by the Kara Sea, Baydaratskaya Bay on the west, and by the Gulf of Ob on the east

3. GEOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

3.1. The coasts of Yamal are mainly low-lying and sandy, whereas the inland region, rising in the south to a maximum height of 300 feet (90 metres)

3.2. It extends roughly 700 km

4. MORE FEATURES

4.1. The area is largely undeveloped

4.2. Yamal is inhabited by a multitude of migratory bird species.

4.3. Yamal holds Russia's biggest natural gas reserves.

5. https://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2019/04/Image-1-Yamal-LNG.jpg