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Main link goes to Google satellite image of area. In most places you can zoom in once, in some places all the way. Use "VR" link for virtual reality tours, "Img" for Google images. Please note, some coordinates have errors. If you find the true coordinates, comment on my blog.

Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad
[Img] "This is a fine example of a working Orthodox monastery, with military features that are typical of the 15th to the 18th century, the period during which it developed. The..." [More]

Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
[Img] "The Novodevichy Convent, in south western Moscow, built in the 16th and 17th centuries, was part of a chain of monastic ensembles that were integrated into the defence system..." [More]

Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
[Img] "Located well above the Arctic Circle, the site includes the mountainous Wrangel Island (7,608-km2), Herald Island (11-km2) and..." [More]

Uvs Nuur Basin
[Img] "The Uvs Nuur Basin (1,068,853 ha), is the northernmost of the enclosed basins of Central Asia. It takes its name from Uvs Nuur Lake, a large, shallow and very saline lake,..." [More]

Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
[Img] "Built on an ancient site, the Kazan Kremlin dates from the Muslim period of the Golden Horde and the Kazan Khanate. It was conquered by Ivan the Terrible in 1552 and became..." [More]

Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
[Img] "Situated on the ancient trade route between Central Asia and northern Europe, Novgorod was Russia's first capital in the 9th century. Surrounded by churches and..." [More]

Central Sikhote-Alin
[Img] "The Sikhote-Alin mountain range contains one the richest and most unusual temperate forests of the world. In this mixed zone between taiga and subtropics, southern species..." [More]

The Ensemble of Ferapontov Monastery
[Img] "The Ferapontov Monastery, in the Vologda region in northern Russia, is an exceptionally well-preserved and complete example of a Russian Orthodox monastic complex of the..." [More]

Kizhi Pogost
[Img] "The pogost of Kizhi (i.e. the Kizhi enclosure) is located on one of the many islands in Lake Onega, in Karelia. Two 18th-century wooden churches, and an octagonal clock..." [More]

Volcanoes of Kamchatka
[Img] "This is one of the most outstanding volcanic regions in the world, with a high density of active volcanoes, a variety of types, and a wide range of related features. The six..." [More]

Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye
[Img] "The Church of the Ascension was built in 1532 on the imperial estate of Kolomenskoye, near Moscow, to celebrate the birth of the prince who was to become Tsar Ivan IV..." [More]

Golden Mountains of Altai
[Img] "The Altai mountains in southern Siberia form the major mountain range in the western Siberia biogeographic region and provide the source of its greatest rivers - the Ob and..." [More]

Western Caucasus
[Img] "The Western Caucasus, extending over 275,000 ha of the extreme western end of the Caucasus mountains and located 50 km north-east of the Black Sea, is one of the few large..." [More]

Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
[Img] "The 'Venice of the North', with its numerous canals and more than 400 bridges, is the result of a vast urban project begun in 1703 under Peter the Great. Later..." [More]

Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent
[Img] "The Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent were part of the northern lines of the Sasanian Persian Empire, which extended east and west of the Caspian Sea...." [More]

Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
[Img] "Inextricably linked to all the most important historical and political events in Russia since the 13th century, the Kremlin (built between the 14th and 17th centuries by..." [More]

Lake Baikal
[Img] "Situated in south-east Siberia, the 3.15-million-ha Lake Baikal is the oldest (25 million years) and deepest (1,700 m) lake in the world. It contains 20% of the world's..." [More]

Virgin Komi Forests
[Img] "The Virgin Komi Forests cover 3.28 million ha of tundra and mountain tundra in the Urals, as well as one of the most extensive areas of virgin boreal forest remaining in..." [More]

White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal
[Img] "These two artistic centres in central Russia hold an important place in the country's architectural history. There are a number of magnificent 12th- and 13th-century..." [More]

Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
[Img] "The Solovetsky archipelago comprises six islands in the western part of the White Sea, covering 300 sq. km. They have been inhabited since the 5th century B.C. and important..." [More]

Curonian Spit
[Img] "Human habitation of this elongated sand dune peninsula, 98 km long and 0.4-4 km wide, dates back to prehistoric times. Throughout this period it has been threatened by the..." [More]

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