At nearly twice the size of the United States, Russia is the largest country in the world. Located in northern Asia, it encompasses Siberia, Moscow, and Yakutsk. Russia is an amazingly diverse land, boasting a climate that ranges from steppes in the south to tundra climate in the polar north.
Russia offers an engaging, informative look at this vast country. Case studies call out important details, and a glossary of key terms and a listing of books and Web sites to consult for additional information make learning easy. Filled with full-color photographs, illustrations, and maps, this guide provides solid information on Russia’s physical geography, environment, resources, and more.
Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Maps. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Glossary. Chronology.
About the Author(s)
Ruth Jenkins lives and works in London. After graduating from Cambridge University, she trained at the Institute of Education of the University of London. She now teaches geography and is an avid traveler.