You are here

Home » West-Altay reserve. The nature of the East Kazakhstan of province.

The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.

Ecological tour  in West Altai Reserve.

“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien.

Nature West Altai Reserve.

The thin lake Cedar is located in east part of the Ivanovskiy ridge, it is the biggest of group of 5 lakes located nearby. One lake are at distance of 1000 meters in the northwest from the Cedar lake, in the South and the southeast at distance of 750 and 800 meters there are three more small lakes.
Length of the Cedar lake about the West on the East of 350 meters, width is 120 meters, depth is about 20 meters. From all five lakes take sources of the river Black Uba which leaves from the lake on the northwest.
The lake is in the territory of the central part of West Altai Nature Reserve and is located in the administrative territory of the city of Ridder at the height about 2000 meters above sea level. The coast on a thin shaft is surrounded with the dense cedar wood.
This lake was included into the list of unique, natural sights of West Altai Nature Reserve. The lake is the most mysterious, warm, beautiful, unusual and attractive. From a large number of the thin lakes of Ivanovskiy of the ridge water in this lake is the warmest.
Beautiful it is considered for unusual, beautiful coast not characteristic of mountain lakes. The coastline of the lake on the one hand is protected by a steep slope of peak Beloubinsky, from other three parties, is surrounded with the dense cedar wood.
From far away this lake can be seen only from the top point dominating in the natural boundary Lineysky columns. In good weather magnificent cedars and coast with outlines of Lineysky columns with the clouds floating in height are reflected in a water smooth surface of the lake.
On a mountain slope the whole summer lies a small glacier which gives special attractiveness to the eneral landscape.

The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.The lake Kedrovoye in West Altai Reserve.

Author
Elena Lyamkina, Alexander Petrov.

Photos
Alexander Petrov.