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Ushauyz Ridge on Mangyshlak

Mountains on the territory of Kazakhstan -

Little-known mountains of Mangyshlak -

Ushauyz mountains, or mountain herebe, part of the mountain range and the Northern Aktau mountains, which are located on the Mangyshlak peninsula. The mountains are located next to the Caspian Sea near the Koshak Bay in a desert region. The small Ushauyz Mountains stretch from the south-east to the north-west for 5.3 kilometers, their width is also small and reaches only 3 kilometers in the south-eastern part.

How to get there, visit -

The Ushauyz Mountains are located in the Mangystau region, the Mangyshlak peninsula, the coast of the Caspian Sea, the Koshak Bay.
GPS coordinates: N44°28'51" E51°29'17"

Information -

The Ushauyz Mountains are located in the north-westernmost part of the Northern Aktau ridge, located in the northeastern part of the Mangyshlak peninsula, 2 kilometers south of the southern shore of the Koshak Bay, in the west and northwest of the Myrzatai Mountains, in the north of the Emdy Mountains in the Mangystau region. The Karasai Valley lies between the long ravines of Shyldyr and Karakabak, which stretch from the southeast to the northwest and the southern, southwestern slopes of the Ushauyz ridge. The Karasai Valley begins in the southeastern part from Tobekudyk Mountain with a height of 245.3 meters above sea level and stretches for 20 kilometers to the southern coast of Koshak Bay. The Akespe ravine stretches northeast of the Karasai Valley, which soon turns north and divides the Ushauyz and Myrzatai mountains into two separate parts. The highest elevation in the ridge, in the southeastern part, is an unnamed mountain with a height of 200.5 meters above sea level. The next highest mountain is Ushauz with a height of 183.6 meters above sea level, located in the northwestern part of the ridge. The northern slopes of the ridge descend to the southern shore of the Koshak Bay, the Caspian Sea.

Ushauyz ridge on the shore of the Caspian Sea


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