USA Ural Mts. Volga River Lake Baikal
Apprx. 6500 miles San Fran to Boston = 2700 mls.
Notice the tilt of the house. It sinks when the permafrost - permanently frozen ground – occasionally melts.
U R A L M t s Concept 2 – Pop. Density in Russia is on the European side of the Ural Mts. because the eastern side of the Urals is too far from civilization and has too harsh of a climate.
Russia possesses rich reserves of iron ore, manganese, chromium, nickel, platinum, titanium, copper, tin, lead, tungsten, diamonds, phosphates, and gold, and the forests of Siberia contain an estimated one-fifth of the world's timber, mainly conifers