Wrangel Island

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Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team
Wrangel Island is an Arctic island in Chukotka in the Russian Far East. For its rare Arctic tundra bio-system, home to over 400 rare plant species (and large quantities of charismatic megafauna, like Pacific walrus, polar bears, and grey whales), it is one of Russia's UNESCO World Heritage sites.


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