North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasure

North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasure

North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasuresMountain slopes of the Caucasus is one of the few places on our planet where the climate has not been changing for hundreds of thousands of years. A unique complex of green landscapes has been preserved here with the help of mild winters and uneven terrain. A quarter of plant species of the North Caucasus are endemic, which means that they are only found in this region of the world. Photos by an expedition of the National Geographic magazine.

 

The mountain slopes of the Caucasus are one of the few places on our planet where the climate has not changed for hundreds of thousands of years. A unique complex of green landscapes has been preserved here with the help of mild winters and uneven terrain. A quarter of plant species of the North Caucasus are endemic, which means that they are only found in this region of the world. Photos by an expedition of National Geographic magazine.

North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasure
North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasure
North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasure
North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasure

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