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Vegetation Index from Abakan Mountains to Lakes Uvs and Zaysan, Asia

51.7N 87.6E

October 5th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Mountains, Vegetation Index

Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia - August 27th, 2010

This FAPAR image of Russia (above), Mongolia (lower right quadrant) and Kazakhstan (lower left quadrant) presents a varied vegetation index. The areas with the highest index (dark green to rusty red) can be observed mostly in Russia, near the Abakan Mountains on the left side of the image.

The areas with the lowest index, white to yellow, are located in Mongolia, south and southwest of the circular Lake Uvs, and in Kazakhstan, south  and southwest of Lake Zaysan.

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