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North Aktau mountains.

Mangistau Silk Road Tours.

“Nature abhors annihilation” 

Marcus Tullius Cicero.

Trip to Aktau mountains on Mangyshlak.

Mountains North of Aktau (the white cliffs of 111 kilometer of road at Kalamkas and Karazhanbas) can be defined as "Chalk mountain".
All around white. But not from the sun. These mountains are composed of limestone, marl and white clay.
The wind here has played wonderfully, and it has resulted in a monoclinal type of relief.
The low tops of the white mountains cut through by ravines and hollows.
Tell that spring is in the rain on them flee the turbulent flow, sometimes drifting roads and settlements, and among fancy stones you can find shark teeth and Druze semi-precious stones.

North Aktau mountains.North Aktau mountains.North Aktau mountains.North Aktau mountains.North Aktau mountains.North Aktau mountains.North Aktau mountains.

Authority:
Andrei Astafyev.

Photos
Alexander Petrov.