Amazing Mountain Big Bogdo
• Amazing Mountain Big Bogdo
Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky reserve - a very beautiful place, which did not call while in Baskunchak simply impossible. Of course, first of all he is known for the very large mountain Bogd.
In the Kalmyks bogdo translated as "holy," and to "large" is given for the separation from neighboring peaks: 40 km to the border area is Mount Bogda small. Gore represents the edge of the salt dome overlapped sandstones, clays and limestone. From the large presence of clay and formed fantastic views of red shades.
Entry into the territory of the reserve paid and location conditions are quite strange. For example, the cost of professional photography 10000 rubles per person. What they mean by this is not clear to anyone.
The landscapes are very beautiful and look at different times in different ways: from the fields of blooming tulips in April, before I was a bright yellow steppe landscapes at the end of September.
Coming close to the rock, view - mouthwatering. The silence, the wind and some cosmic landscapes.
Now climb up the hill is forbidden, as is the recently found a lizard, which brought in the Red Book.
The foot rests on its two dozen meters below sea level, and the top - about 130 above.
The height of the mountain is increasing every year approximately 1 mm due to bulging of the salt dome. In the mountain there are gaps and caves up to 1, 5 km (Baskunchaksky Big Cave).
In addition, it is the only place in Europe where Triassic sedimentary rocks, rich in skeletal remains, come to the surface. Big Bogdo mountain is a sacred site for Buddhist pilgrims.
Given the importance of preservation is distinctive flora and fauna, Bogdinsko Baskunchaksky-natural complex declared a nature reserve
The steppe expanses of open top seem boundless and filled with air.
Baskunchak. Distance to the lake is deceptive, and on foot to go well.
According to one tradition, the mountain Bogd formed from the sacred stone that brought the Pilgrims to the Kalmyk-distant Tian Shan mountains.