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Glacial circus Tuyk-Su.

Group inclusive tour in Almaty.

“It is untrue that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality; its sovereign law is subordination and dependence” 

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Glacial circus Tuyk-Su is in Medeu district of Almaty region at the height of 3400 meters above sea level. There are river sources Small Almaty who begins with several glaciers, basic of which, the glacier of Tuyk-Su and a glacier Molodezhnyi are.
Glacial circus Tuyk-Su is among tops, the most northwest top is the mountain Kumbel 3618,8 meters high above sea level in the ridge Kumbel. To the south there is the following anonymous top in the ridge which divides the Small Almaty gorge with the valley of the river Kumbel-Su 3867,4 meters high above sea level.
Closes glacial circus Tuyk-Su in the southwest top Molodezhnyi 4 103 meters high above sea level. The peak of Pogrebetsky, from which goes down on the North, the central part of a glacier of Tuyk-Su 4231 high is the most southern top of glacial circus Tuyk-Su.
Further on the northeast there is a pass Tuyk-Su from which, a little more than 3 kilometers on a straight line, there is a top of Patriotic war 4 208,5 meters high above sea level. To the north between glaciers Youth and glacial circus Tuyk-Su is the Glacial station of institute of geography of Kazakhstan founded in 1956 personnel of which watches the movement and thawing of glaciers.
Now the station is only in Central Asia where observations of glaciers continue. On a meteorological station of Tuyuk-Su average annual temperature minus 6,4 degrees, in January - minus 15,5 degrees, in July - plus 2,8 degrees. The sum of positive average monthly temperatures of the summer period - 6,5 degrees.
Frosts reach 40 degrees.

 Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge. Glacial circus Tuyk-Su and vicinity of the Low-Almaty gorge.

Authority and photos
Alexander Petrov.