TRANSBAIKAL, TRANS-BAIKAL, TRANSBAIKALIA (Russian :
Забайка́лье, tr. Zabaykalye; IPA: ), or DAURIA
(Даурия, Dauriya) is a mountainous region to the east of or
* 1 Etymology and history * 2 Fauna and flora * 3 Geography * 4 References * 5 External links
ETYMOLOGY AND HISTORY
The oldest building in the region is the Dormition Church, built
8 km from
The alternative name,
Dauria , is derived from the ethnonym of the
Daur people. It stretches for almost 1,000 km from north to south from
the Patomskoye Plateau and North Baikal Plateau to the Russian state
FAUNA AND FLORA
The region has given its name to various animal species including Daurian hedgehog , and the following birds: Asian brown flycatcher (Muscicapa daurica), Daurian jackdaw , Daurian partridge , Daurian redstart , Daurian starling , Daurian shrike and the red-rumped swallow (Hirundo daurica). The Mongolian wild ass (Equus hemionus hemionus) is regionally extinct from the region.
The common name of the famous
Oktyabrsky (Октябрьский) village, Amur
* ^ Shandala N, Filonova A, Titov A, Isaev D, Seregin V, Semenova V, and Metlyaev EG (2009), Radiation situation nearby the uranium mining facility, Environmental section poster P.9, 54th Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society, 12-16 July 2009, Minneapolis, MN, USA. * ^ "The exhibition "Iris Russia"". flower-iris.ru. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain : Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to TRANSBAIKAL .