Great Arctic State Nature Reserve
The Great Arctic State Nature Reserve
: Большой Арктический государственный природный заповедник
) is a nature reserve
in Krasnoyarsk Krai
. With an area of 41,692 square kilometers (16,097 sq mi), it is the largest reserve of Russia
, as well as one of the largest in the world.
The Great Arctic State Nature Reserve was founded on May 11, 1993 by Resolution No.431 of the Government of the Russian Federation. The Nature Reserves in Russia are known as zapovedniks.
The Great Arctic State Nature Reserve is divided into nine sections:
Many animals and plants are meant to thrive within the Great Arctic State Nature Reserve without human disturbance. Among the animals that are protected by this reserve, some of the most important are the polar bear, the Arctic fox, the snowy owl, the reindeer and the beluga.
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