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Kulikolon lakes.

Tours on Kulikolon lakes.

“Nature will tell you a direct lie if she can” 

Charles Darwin.

Trip to Kulikalon lakes.

The Kulikolon lake the second-large lake of the Fanny Mountains - Kulikalon ("Big lake") is located at the western edge of a big Kulikalon hollow at the height of 2800 meters above sea level. Here is warmly, the juniper wood grows, it is possible to swim in the lake.
The northern coast of Kulikalon is cut up, rocky capes divide gulfs, the twisting passage separates the big green flat island. To the southern part the Kulikalon lake is narrowed, rocky slopes of side spurs close rise, there are black walls of the Western Fan ridge further, on a crest white green ices sparkle.
Short a channel Big Kulikalon from Small which represents the small lake separates. The Kulikalon hollow is a congestion of thin lakes. The most top of them - Dyushakh are located at the height of 3000 meters above sea level under a wall of top of Mirali.
Having gone down from a shaft of an old moraine, the track approaches Bibi-Dzhonat lake extended in length and surrounded with the wood. On east slope there passes the track on the pass Laudan. From here it is possible to get quickly through the pass Alaudin on Alaudin lakes.
In the summer on its coast there are huts of the shepherds driving here on a herd pasture from kishlaks. The lake is fed by two mountain rivers flowing into it, one with southern, another from the northern coast. Kulikalon springs can be considered the river Artuch which appears, having passed thickness of a lake moraine, below the lake.
Rather narrow Big Kulikalon separates from Small which the form reminds a small bowl. These two lakes the last among colourful lakes of the Kulikalon hollow which is a congestion of glacial lakes. Kulikalon hollow - grandiose on beauty, a fascinating show which to observe, best of all, having risen by low meadow top of the mountain Fluorite.
Below, on both sides in the dense woods, more than ten absolutely marvelous lakes different in the size and color connected among themselves by the small rivers shine.

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Authorship:
Books of:  "Mountain Fany", Authors A.S. Mukhin, V.F. Gusev. «Nature of Tajikistan » publishing house "Idea", 1982. Pavel Luknitsky, ”Travel across Pamir”, Molodaya guards, 1955. "Pamir", publishing house "Planet " 1987, under edition of member correspondent AN the USSR M.S. Asimova. Sites: www.fany.ru: www.fany.ru: www.aru-kem.ru: www.skitalets.ru: www.pamirs.org: ww.asraresokhan.com

Photos
Alexander Petrov.