April 15, 2015

Lena Pillars

A souvenir sheet was released by Russia Post under the theme "World Natural Heritage of Russia" featuring the Natural Park, Lena Pillars on 10th February 2015. In the year "Lena Pillars" was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Natural Park "Lena Pillars" is located along the shore of the Lena River in the central part of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), is an extraordinarily beautiful range of vertical cliffs, which reach heights of 150 m, and about 500 million years old. Pillars formed on the territory of the Siberian platform under the influence of the huge differences in annual temperatures and water penetration, separated by steep ravines and deep river valleys.

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