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The mountains Dolantau.

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Tiger mountains, have the place name - the mountains Dolantau which were stretched from the southwest on the northeast. Extent of mountains in this direction, a little more than 16 kilometers. In the northeast these mountains are limited to the river Borokhudzir and health resort  Zharkent-Arasan.
The mountain Dolnatau are located in Panfilov district of Almaty region. From southwest side of the mountain are limited to Koktal Highway - Saryozek. The greatest height of the mountains Dolantau of 1800 meters above sea level.
From the northwest party from the mountains Dolantau there is a small intermountain hollow which gradually passes into the mountains Ortatau. The mountain Dolantau are put by cretaceous deposits by various color gamut. Mountains are interesting and picturesque with landscapes, rare on beauty.
The age of mountain deposits is made by 60 - 70 million years. Here it is possible to meet fossil flora, representatives of subtropical forms of ancient plants.

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Alexander Petrov.