Winter arrives in the Dzhugdzhur Mountains • Earth.com

Last update: December 1st, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features the Dzhugdzhur Mountains in the far east region of Siberia

By the time this natural-color photo was captured on October 9, 2020, the vibrant fall colors had faded to brown as winter began to arrive. 

Long shadows can be seen across the lower slopes as the sun sinks low on the horizon. 

In December, this part of Khabarovsk territory often sees average highs in the negative 20s and receives just 6 hours of Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory 

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

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