Kamchatka: Where the Salmon Rule, August 2009 National Geographic Magazine

Kamchatka is a narrow peninsula in the Russian Far East bordered to the east by the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. Roughly the size of California, it contains only 130 kilometers of roads, which would easily exist in San Diego alone. To get anywhere in most of Kamchatka, which is unreachable by car, you take one of the handful of available commercial flights, charter a MI-8 helicopter, or go by TANK. Salmon have been protected here by the simple difficulty of getting...
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