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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