Photo of the day – Boreal Forest, Arctic Circle


National Geographic

January 10, 2008

Boreal Forest, Arctic Circle, 2002

Photograph by David Alan Harvey

Morning fog blankets a tree-lined bog somewhere in the Arctic boreal forest. Boreal forests have more wetlands area than anywhere else in the world, with Russia and Canada each containing an estimated one million to two million lakes and ponds.

(Text adapted from and photo shot on assignment for, but not published in, “Boreal: The Great Northern Forest,” June 2002, National Geographic magazine)

© National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.



~ by Stampfli & Turci on January 10, 2008.

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