The Ustyurt Plateau

The Ustyurt Plateau is a giant plateau located in Central Asia, on the territory of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, between the remains of the once great Aral Sea. The plateau rises 180-300 meters above the plain. In some places, it breaks off to the surrounding plain with steep and hard-to-reach ledges – cliffs up to 350 meters high. The Ustyurt Plateau consists of separate ridgesn the south-west, resembling small mountain ranges….

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The Savitsky Museum

State Museum of Arts named after I.V. Savitsky is located in the capital of Karakalpakstan, Nukus city. A voluminous collection of works and paintings of the Russian avant-garde is stored here. The museum was founded in 1966 by Igor Savitsky, an outstanding scientist, artist and ethnographer.  He was able to collect the most complete collection of Russian and Turkestan avant-garde, samples of applied art of Karakalpakstan and unique archaeological exhibits…

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