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Mayakovsky Glacier.

Photo tours in Almaty gorge.

"Look at what is quiet in the world
Night overlaid the sky with a stellar tribute
at these hours you get up and say
centuries of history and the universe"

Vladimir Mayakovsky.

Hiking on glaciers of Small Almat Gorge.

Mayakovsky Glacier is located north of the Ordzhonikidze Glacier and belongs to the type of hanging. It is embedded in the western slope of Mayakovsky peak on the south side of the Mayakovsky glacier basin. Here lies the northern slope of the mountain spur.
The glacier is named after the Russian and Soviet poet Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky - the Russian Soviet poet, one of the greatest poets of the XXth century. In addition to poetry, he brightly proved himself as a playwright, screenwriter, film director, film actor, artist, editor of the magazines "LEF", "New LEF".
Vladimir Mayakovsky was born on July 19, 1893, the city of Bagdati, in Georgia, died: April 14, 1930 in Moscow, Russia. Movies: Black & Ait, Mystery Buff. Plays: Mystery Buff. Education: Moscow State Art and Industry Academy named after S. G. Stroganov.

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Photos by
Roman Stetsenko.