Vascular Plants of Murmansk Region at the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE), St. Petersburg, Russia

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We present a dataset of vascular plant collection from Murmansk Region kept at the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute RAS (LE). Currently, intensive work is underway on scanning and databasing of the materials.

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Mikhail N. Kozhin
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
senior researcher
Avrorin Polar-alpine botanical garden-institute KSC RAS
Akademgorodok, 18A
184209 Apatity
Murmansk Region
Alexander N. Sennikov
  • Originator
senior researcher
Komarov Botanical Institute
Professor Popov str., 2
197376 St. Petersburg

Geographic Coverage

The territory of Murmansk Region totals 144,900 sq. km and is largely situated in the Kola Peninsula, bordering to Norway, Finland, and the Karelian Republic of Russia. The territory is bounded by the Barents Sea in the north and the White Sea in the south and east. It is fully situated within the Fennoscandian Shield, which is composed mostly of gneisses, granites and quartzites with nearly no limestone; bedrocks often being exposed along the sea shore. The territory is largely flat except for two small mountain massifs in the central part (Khibiny, Lovozero) and a few minor uplands in the western and south-western parts (Chuna-Tundra, Kandalaksha, etc.). Rivers and lakes are abundant, the Ponoy River and Lake Imandra being the most significant examples. Islands are many along the shoreline.

Bounding Coordinates South West [66.08, 28.37], North East [70, 44.4]

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Alternative Identifiers be4c306d-8d16-4390-8604-2b836af47879