Poliudov Ridge

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Poliudov Ridge

 

a spur of the Northern Urals in Perm’ Oblast, RSFSR. It measures approximately 100 km long and has a maximum elevation of 529 m (Mount Poliudov Kamen’). Composed primarily of sandstones and conglomerates, Poliudov Ridge consists of a series of parallel flat-topped hills and longitudinal basins. The slopes are covered with coniferous forests of spruce, fir, and, less commonly, cedar, larch, and pine.

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