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Aug/11

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Zailiyskiy Alatau – the mountains around Almaty

Zailiyskiy Alatau is a mountain range in north-western Tian Shan extending for 360 km (on the border of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan). The prevailing heights are 4000-4600 meters; the highest point is the peak Talgar (4973-5017 m).

Kazakhstan’s southern capital Almaty is located in the northern foothills of the mountains. Also the mountains are known for famous sports complex Medeo and high-altitude ski resort Chimbulak. Photos by prostoi_pacan.

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 1

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Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 3

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 4

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Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 7

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 8

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 9

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 10

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 11

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 12

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 13

Zailiyskiy Alatau - the mountains around Almaty view 14

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2 comments

  • Dursun Can Eyuboglu · December 7, 2012 at 4:43 am

    Very beautiful mountains… Great Summits…

  • Lalit Srivastava · May 16, 2017 at 6:57 am

    Beautiful mountain range and great scenic beauty

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