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19 June 2015. Our Great Russian Motherland… Lake Teletskoe in the High Altai

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Lake Teletskoe in the Altai Mountains is in Siberia near to China. It’s the largest lake in the mountains and in the Altai Republic. It’s a centrepiece of the Altaisky Nature Reserve, which is part of the Golden Mountains of Altai UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. 58 more words

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Hello, Homo Denisova!

Keith Hudson

In today’s Daily Telegraph, Boris Johnson — frequently talked about as the next Prime Minister of England when David Cameron decides to retire sometime in the next five years, as he’s already promised — although my money is on Sajid Javit . 699 more words

Photo of the Day: Belukha mountain, Russia

Belukha Mountain located in the Katun Mountains, is the highest peak of the Altai Mountains in Russia. 19 more words

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The Altitude Gene, A Denisovan Gift

Jan. 23, 2015

By Medical Discovery News

Those traveling to the Himalayas have a tough time adjusting to the harsh altitude. But for those native to Tibet, called the Roof of the World due its location 14,700 feet up, it’s not a problem. 425 more words

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