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Gorelnik falls.

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In the gorge the Gorelnik which is located on the western slope of the Low-Almaty gorge in mountains of Zailiysky Ala Tau there are two falls. The lower, three-stage Gorelnik falls are near the mouth of the river Gorelnik, approximately in 1 kilometer from it.
Further in line with the river Gorelnik the Top BGorelnik falls in line with the right inflow of the river Gorelnik are located. Distance from it to Lower falls Gorelnik 1,5 - 2 Kilometers falls. The name Gorelnik comes from a toponym Kuygan (from Kazakh) "falling" (so call the mouth of the rivers or the place of merge of two rivers). On the gorge the river Gorelnik which is inflow of the river Small Almatinka flows. Extent of the river Gorelnik makes 5,8 kilometers, the area of a reservoir of 12 kilometers square.

Lower falls Gorelnik.Falls Gorelnik.Falls Gorelnik.

Authority and photos:
Alexander Petrov.

Trekking and hiking in mountains Northern Tien-Shan.