Ural Mountains facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsUral Mountains
Landscape in the northern part of the Ural Mountains(Autonomous Circle of Khanty and Mansi)
|Elevation||1,895 m (6,217 ft)|
|Length||2,500 km (1,600 mi)|
|Width||150 km (93 mi)|
|Countries||Russia and Kazakhstan|
|Age of rock||Carboniferous|
|Type of rock||Metamorphic, igneous, sedimentary|
The Urals stretch 2,500 km from the Kazakh steppes along the northern border of Kazakhstan to the coast of the Arctic Ocean. The island of Novaya Zemlya forms a further continuation of the chain. Geographically this range marks the northern part of the border between Asian and European sections of the Eurasian continent. Its highest peak is Mount Narodnaya (Poznurr, 1895 m).
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