Sunday, September 26, 2004

Kazak Uplands

Kazak  Saryarqa , Russian  Kazakhsky Melkosopochnik , also spelled  Kazachskij Melkosopocnik  hilly upland in central and eastern Kazakstan, occupying about one-fifth of the republic. It is a peneplain, the mountainous Paleozoic foundation of which had already been worn down into an undulating plain by the beginning of the Mesozoic Era, beginning about 245 million years ago. Low hills are characteristic, and there are extensive depressions occupied by saline


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