Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Ural Mountains

The Ural Mountains runs roughly north-south through western Russia. They are usually considered the natural boundary between Europe and Asia.
The Urals extend 2,498 km from the Kazakh steppes along the northern border of Kazakhstan to the coast of the Arctic ocean.
Its highest peak is Mount Narodnaya.
The Urals have large deposits of gold, platinum, coal, iron, nickel, silver, oil and other minerals.

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