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The desert Taukum.

Across travel in Almaty area.

Nature is wise. You can learn everywhere and from everything”

Leonardo da Vinci.

Mountain tourist Nothern Tien-Shan.

The desert Taukum is located to Balkhash-Alakol to a hollow to the South from Lake Balkhash and the river Ili, near Belsekseul, and stretches to the plateau Bozoy. The area is about 10 000 kilometers square. Length is 240 kilometers, width is from 40 to 60 kilometers.
Flora of the desert Taukum is presented calligonum, a wormwood, wheat grass. In the south the border Taukum passes on a watercourse Ili, on its coast wood and shrubby vegetation - riparian forests where the great number of animals lives is widespread.
Summer in the desert long and hot. Average temperature of July and August of 24 - 26 °C sometimes over the surface of sand temperature reaches 40 °C.

Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.Deserts Taukum and its sights.

Authority:
"Kazakhstan. National encyclopedia" (1998 - 2007).

Photos
Alexander Petrov.