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Apr/11

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The sceneries of Karaganda oblast steppe

The nature of Karaganda oblast is beautiful but this land also preserves the historical memory of the tragic events happened in its past. The following memorials are dedicated to the victims of Stalin’s repressions. The photos were captured by mishgun.

Karaganda oblast, Kazakhstan scenery 1

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Apr/11

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Karkaraly museum of nature

Karkaralinsk town is located about 220 kilometers to the east of Karaganda at an altitude of 815 meters above sea level. Pristine beauty of Karkaraly mountains and forests, lush vegetation of the valleys, clear lakes – all this is remembered for a long time by everyone who has visited this region at least once. Unique museum of nature is open near Karkaralinsk having thousands of exhibits that reveal the richness of flora and fauna of this mountain-forest area. The photos were captured by Kochmaryov.

Karkaraly nature museum, Kazakhstan view 1

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Apr/11

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Flooding in West Kazakhstan oblast

West Kazakhstan region is suffering from flooding now. More than a dozen of villages are flooded already affecting several thousand people, more than three thousand have already been evacuated. The water level in the Ural River in West Kazakhstan to the evening of April 13 was 647 centimeters. The water level in the night from 12 to 13 April rose by 48 centimeters. The water level in flooded areas continues to rise. According to weather forecasts the situation will soon get worse – heavy rains are expected in the region.

West Kazakhstan oblast flooding 1

West Kazakhstan oblast flooding 2

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Apr/11

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Magnificent Caspian Sea of Aktau

Mar/11

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Caspian Sea Coast in the spring Aktau

Jan/11

30

The landscapes of Kazakhstan steppe

Kazakhstan nature is known not only for the sandy deserts but for the endless steppes. Here are the pictures captured near the lake of Balkhash (Balkhash city) by Lord Fame (all the photos are clickable).

Kazakhstan steppe view 1

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Jan/11

25

The landscapes of Kazakhstan desert

The following Kazakhstan sandy landscapes were captured near the lake of Balkhash (Balkhash city) by Lord Fame (all the photos are clickable).

Kazakhstan desert view 1

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Picturesque sceneries of Akmola oblast captured from the helicopter by jolybolgish.

Akmola oblast, Kazakhstan view 1

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Nov/10

25

The smog over Almaty city

It is not healthy to live in Almaty city I suppose… The photo by Nikolay Ustinov

Smog over Almaty city, Kazakhstan

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Nice photos captured on the way from Almaty to Shymkent by Armen Atanes.

Almaty - Shymkent train travel views 1

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