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Through countries and continents: World Nature by ecologist eye

In this section of the site we collect the images of natural landscapes of the world, including different geological formations, relief forms, natural water bodies and vegetation types, as well as some plants and animals typical to different native zones and geographical regions.

You can choose these regions using the map or the countries/regions list (below the map). Clicking on the red dot on the map or country in the list you will be transferred to the page with the whole list of this region images and their previews. Clicking on the preview you will find the full sized image (usually 1024 x 768 pixels and approximately 150 kilobytes).

List of Regions and Countries:

Russia

 

1) Moscow Region (Central Russia) (16)*
2) Middle Volga (Steppe zone) (13)
3) Ural Mountains: Chusovaya river (4)*
4) Sayan Mountains (South-East of Russia) (19)
5) Far East: Sihote-Alin Mountains (14)
6) Kuril Islands: Kunashir, Atlasov and Paramushir (9+25)
24) West Baltic: Kurshskaya Kosa (24)
25) Western Siberia: Ob-river valley (103)
26) Lake Baikal: Irkutsk (25)
28) Middle Volga (Taiga zone) (32)
29) Taz peninsula (North of Western Siberia) (29)
31) Northern Caucasus Mountains (Elbruz) (56)
56) Altai Mountains (28)

 

Former USSR states

 

7) Georgia: Central Caucasus Mountains (14)
8) Northern Tien-Shan: Issik-Kul Lake and Zailiysky Alatau (37)
9) Kirgizstan: Western Tien-Shan Mountains (17)
10) Tadjikstan: Pamir Mountains (18)

 

Europe

 

11) UK: England and Scotland (22)
12) UK: Wales (6)
13) France (22)
14) Norway (11)
15) Finland (10)
16) Greece (26)
17) Cyprus (53)
27) Croatia (73)
62) Bulgaria (25)
32) Switzerland (5)
33) Austria (13)
 

Asia

 

34) Turkey (11)
55) Middle East (Cyria, Lebanon and Israel) (70)
42) North-East China (Peking) (15)
63) Sri Lanka (30)
43) Laos (21)
44) Thailand (22)
45) Indonesia (Bali Island) (25)
 

North America

 

18) East coast (Eastern states) (11)
19) Alaska (15)
20) Rocky Mountains (USA, Montana) (15)
21) Yellowstone National Park (46)
22) Utah and Nevada mountains (8)
30) Steppe and deserts (Arizona and Texas) (81)
 

Central America

 

38) Mexico (3)
39) Cuba (Caribbean) (11)
40) Guatemala and Honduras (15)
41) Costa Rica (10)
 

South America

 

58) Venezuela (Orinoco river and Guiana Highlands (32)
57) Central Andes and Amazonian Lowland (Peru) (40)
59) Precordillera (Argentina) (39)
60) Brazilian Highlands (Brazilian Plateau) (46)
61) Patagonia (Argentina) (33)
53) The Land of Fire (Tierra del Fuego) Archipelago (20)

 

Africa

 

35) Tunis (Tunisia) (7)
36) Egypt (7)
37) Kenya and Tanzania (71)
52) Tenerife Island (Canaries Archipelago) (134)
64) Angola (52)
65) Zambia (9)
66) Namibia (48)
67) Swaziland (14)
68) South African Republic (44)
 

Australia and New Zealand

 

46) North Australia (Darwin) (35)
47) Australia Northern Territory (11)
48) South-Eastern Australia (Sydney, New South Wales) (16)
49) Southern Australia (Melburn, Victoria) (38)
50) New Zealand - North Island (32)
51) New Zealand - South Island (156)
 

Antarctic

 

54) Antarctic Peninsula (42)

* Notice: 00 - images scanned from the color slides (low quality), 00 - digital images

For the purpose of easier navigation all images are also divided by continents:
Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand and Antarctic.


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Except these photograps you can find a lot of images of other geographical regions natural landscapes:
Russia (from West to East): West Baltic (Kurshskaya Kosa), Moscow Region (Central Russia), Northern Caucasus Mountains (Elbruz), Middle Volga (Taiga zone), Middle Volga (Steppe zone), Ural Mountains (Chusovaya river), Taz peninsula (North of Western Siberia), Ob-river valley (Central part of Western Siberia), Altai Steppe and Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Sayan Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Lake Baikal (South of Central Siberia), Sihote-Alin Mountains (South of the Far East), Kuril Islands;
Former USSR States: Georgia (Central Caucasus Mountains), Northern Tien-Shan: Issyk-Kul Lake and Zailiysky Alatau, Western Tien-Shan Mountains (Kirgizstan), Tadjikstan (Pamir Mountains);
Europe: Norway, Finland, UK: England and Scotland, UK: Wales, France, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus;
Asia: Turkey, Middle East (Syria, Lebanon and Israel), North-East of China (Peking), Sri Lanka, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia (Bali Island);
North America: USA East coast (Eastern states), Alaska, Rocky Mountains (USA, Montana), Yellowstone National Park, Utah and Nevada mountains, South-West steppe and deserts (Arizona and Texas);
Central America: Mexico, Cuba (Caribbean), Guatemala and Honduras, Costa Rica;
South America: Venezuela (Orinoco River and Guiana Highlands), Central Andes and Amazonian Lowland (Peru), Precordillera (Argentina), Brazilian Highlands (Brazilian Plateau), Patagonia (Argentina), Land of Fire (Tierra del Fuego) Archipelago;
Africa: Tunis (Tunisia), Egypt, Tenerife Island (Canaries Archipelago) Kenya and Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Swaziland, South African Republic;
Australia and New Zealand: North Australia (Darwin), Australia Northern Territory, South-Eastern Australia (Sydney, New South Wales), South Australia (Melburn, Victoria), New Zealand: North Island, New Zealand: South Island;
Antarctic: Antarctic Peninsula.





 

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