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The Chersky Range is a chain of mountains in northeastern Siberia. It generally runs from northwest to southeast through the republic of Sakha and the oblast of Magadan. The tallest mountain in the range is Peak Pobeda, which is 3147 meters tall. A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... Siberian Federal District (darker red) and the broadest definition of Siberia (red) Udachnaya pipe Siberia (Russian: , Sibir; Tatar: ) is a vast region of Russia constituting almost all of Northern Asia. ... The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Russian: ; Yakut: Саха Республиката) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasť, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Magadan vicinity from the US Defense Mapping Agency (1978) Orthographic projection centred over Magadan Magadan, Russia city flag. ...


The Chersky range is located near the Verkhoyansk Range and the Indigirka river basin. The Verkhoyansk Range (also Cherskiy Range) is a mountain chain of eastern Siberia, spanning ca. ... The Indigirka River (Индигирка in Russian), a river in Sakha in Russia. ... For the term related to television programmes, see watershed (television). ...


The range is named after Ivan Dementievich Chersky (originally Jan Czerski), a Polish soldier, geographer and geologist who studied Siberia in the 19th century after being exiled there for taking part in the January Uprising. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Polonia (Poland), 1863, by Jan Matejko, 1864, oil on canvas, 156 × 232 cm, National Museum, Kraków. ...


The Chersky range sits atop a fault line separating the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. The Chersky mountains, along with the neighboring Verkhoyansk, have a moderate effect on the climate of Siberia. The ridges obstruct west-moving air flows, decreasing the amount of snow storage in the plains to the west. Old fault exposed by roadcut near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ...  The Eurasian plate, shown in green The Eurasian Plate is a tectonic plate covering Eurasia (a landmass consisting of the continents Europe and Asia) except that it does not cover the Indian subcontinent, the Arabian subcontinent, and the area east of the Verkhoyansk Range in East Siberia. ...  The North American plate, shown in brown The North American Plate is a tectonic plate covering most of North America, extending eastward to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and westward to the Cherskiy Range in East Siberia. ... The tectonic plates of the world were mapped in the second half of the 20th century. ...


References

  • Famous People of Irkutsk
  • GPS Measurements Reveal Impact of North American Plate in Siberia
  • Land Resources of Russia

External links

  • Geology of the Chersky range and surrounding areas

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Chersky Range at AllExperts (227 words)
The Chersky Range is a chain of mountains in northeastern Siberia.
The Chersky range is located near the Verkhoyansk Range and the Indigirka river basin.
The range is named after Ivan Dementievich Chersky, a Russian soldier, geographer and geologist who studied Siberia in the 19th century after being exiled there for revolutionary activities.
UAF Geology and Geophysics-Structural Geology (2127 words)
These studies will range from regional studies of the crustal scale evolution of the region, detailed studies of the geometry and evolution of detachment folds, as well as specific studies of the structural history and geometry of significant parts of the fold-and-thrust belt.
The Geometry and Kinematics of Detachment Folds in the Northeastern Brooks Range
The Chersky Range of northeastern Siberia displays a sharp bend that is convex-westward, toward the interior of the continent.
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