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The valley Akzhar.

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The Akzhar valley is located in the south of the Kostanay region, 17 kilometers south of the village of Zhanakala, which is part of the town administration of Arkalyk. The distance from the Ulytau village, which is located in the Karaganda region in the Ulytau distrct, to the Akzhar valley is 165 kilometers.
The valley is located between the rivers Kara-Turgai and Saba (Sabasaldy-Turgai). 34 kilometers to the west of the tract is the hill Zhylanshykturme. At 111 kilometers in the village of Ulytau there is an administrative border between the Kostanay and Karaganda regions. The relief of the tract is monotonous located on a hill with a dominant hill 248 meters high above sea level. From the top you can see gentle and shallow logs, which were formed in the process of weathering and erosion of the soil.
The predominant rocks of Akzhar are colored clays, fine-grained sands and sandstones, the underlying rocks are coarse-grained red sandstone and shale. Small cliffs of the tract are cut by logs, which serve as a descent from a hill to the Kara-Turgay valley.
The loose clay of the Akzhar valley from soft snow and rain water becomes soft, easily washed off. The Akzhar valley amazes with its unique and non-repeating colors, these colored clays are millions of years old, the ocean splashed here for many millions of years.
In Akzhar concentrated greatness and at the same time lifelessness. The vegetation is rare, few in number, the period of vegetation and growth is not long - heat and lack of moisture. The Akzhar tract is a layer of sedimentary rocks with magnificent forms and different soil colors.
At sunrise, incredible and unique views of the surroundings of thevalley Akzhar.

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Authority and photos:
Alexander Petrov.