Tunguska Plateau

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tunguska Plateau

 

the west edge of the Central Siberian Plateau, north of the Enisei Ridge. Elevations range from 600 to 800 m (to 930 m in the north). The plateau is composed of Paleozoic sedimentary rocks with stratified intrusions of traps. It is covered with larch taiga, and there is mountain tundra on the summits.

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