Ermak Travel Guide

 

The Khibiny Mountains

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Description of The Khibiny Mountains

Khibiny and mountain tundra are located in the Murmansk region. It is locate in the central part of the Kola Peninsula, which consists of mountainous rocky plateau-tundra, among which there are lakes. The region of active mining, at the same time attracts tourists with its ski infrastructure. The geological age of Khibiny Mountains is about 390 million years. The tops are plateau-shaped, the slopes are steep with individual snowfields. There are 4 small glaciers with a total area of 0.1 kmĀ². The highest point is Mount Yudychvumchorr (1200.6 m above sea level). In the center are the plateau Kukisvumchorr and Chaschnachorr. At the foot of the Khibiny Mountains are the cities of Apatity and Kirovsk. At the foot of Mount Vudyavrchorr - Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips