Minimize October District, Khanty-Mansi, Russia

This image of the October District in the Khanty-Mansi region of Russia was acquired by the SPOT-5 satellite on 22 July 2013.

The Ob' River can be seen in the upper right part of the image, as well as the Andra urban-type settlement located on the river's right bank. This is a young settlement, which received this status in 1984. The town-forming enterprise is the October linear production office of the main pipelines of "Tyumentransgas" association.

The urban-type settlement and the river port Priobiye is located in the centre of the image surrounded by numerous Ob' River arms. Its surroundings are heavily flooded during the spring season floods.

Winter lasts in this area for about 200 days each year. The summer is short and hot.

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Credit: CNES 2013, Astrium Services, ScanEx RDC

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