The Timeworn Urals
Compared to the world's other mountain ranges, the Urals are old and worn down. Yet their age makes them all the more fascinating. Young readers will scale the timeworn peaks of the Urals, straddling the distinct ecosystems and cultures of Europe and Asia.
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HE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 4 The Buzzing of Bees
The Making of a Mountain Range CHAPTER THREE 11 About the Urals
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Arctic foxes Arctic foxes hunt Arctic Ocean Arctic poppies Arctic tundra Asia to form Asian Plates Bashkirs Black woodpeckers Bolshoye Shchuchye brown bears Burzyan honeybees Caribou coal collect honey communist government ducks Early humans eastern slopes farming feed feet forests geese Gora Narodnaya Gray-Haired Mountains ground squirrels heat and pressure honey from Burzyan Itkul Kama Kap Cave Karpinsk Krasnoturinsk Kutya lakes larch lemmings lichen low-lying mountains Manaraga meadows it sings metamorphic rock Middle Urals moose moss Mountain Range Native Nenets nest Nizhniy Tagil Northern owls oxeye daisies Paskha peat Pechora Pechora-Ilych permafrost Polar Urals region REINDEER Russia and Kazakhstan Sakmara sedge Sedimentary rock Severouralsk Shchuchye Shulgan-Tash Preserve Siberian chipmunks Siberian weasels slopes and steppes Southern Urals Soviet Union steppes summer taiga Tavatuy tributaries tundra supports Turgoyak Ural Mountains Ural River Urals offer Urals produce Uvildy Verkhoturye Vishera voles wild grasses wildflowers Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk Yugyd-Va National Park