Nature of Mangstau

Mangistau region is located in the south-west of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the desert area and includes Mangyshlak, Ustyurt Peninsula, Buzachi sors, Dead Kultuk and Kaidak.

In the region can be identified 4 major geomorphological regions: Mountain Mangishlak, Plain Mangishlak, low plain Buzachi and Ustyurt. Mountain Mangistau share Buzachi and plains Mangishlak. They consist of the Karatau Mountains and Aktau. The average height of these mountains - 100-300m. Only the highest peaks exceed this level: fallen away - 552m, Besshoky - 556m. On the plains Mangyshlak are deep hollows, the deepest of them - Karagiye -132m below sea level (the deepest depression in the CIS).

Climate Peninsula Mangishlak sharply continental, the average annual temperature is 11 ° C, average annual rainfall - 140mm. In the northern part peninsula moisture much more than in the south, because the mountains Mangistau serve as a natural barrier to the humid north-westerly winds. Summer Mangyshlak long and sultry, the hottest month - July, autumn is dry and warm, in November, the formation of snow cover. Winter windy, with frosts and thaws. Winter is similar to winter in Norway, summer is - the Libyan desert.

The diversity of landscapes Mangishlak you can see in these photos. Traveling to Mangyshlak you can see all types of deserts that exist on our planet, all landforms sand, various types of salt marshes, verify how bizarre mountains, experiencing a permanent job wind. A rare oasis around the clean, cold springs will give you a break in the joy of saving green trees. What especially appreciate of waterless desert.  

Date of publishing: 13-08-2013  


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Tuesday - Friday 9.00AM - 06.00PM
Saturday 10.00AM - 05.00PM
(break 00.30PM - 02.00PM

 


Museum in figures

  • Total items of exhibits
    57 143
    exponates
  • In the main fund
    37 910
    exponates
  • In the additional fund
    17 273
    exponates
  • Yearly visitors quantity
    52 000
    people
  • Yearli events of museum
    1 300
    exponates



 

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Some of the exhibits


  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.
  • The museum has a large herbarium, fossil collection, transferred in the first years of mineral exploration in the Mangistau. As well as a collection of national jewelry that are the pride of the museum.

2013. AWARD.kz - National internet award competition
Nomination «Best sites in Culture and Art» II place,
Nomination «Best site in kazakh language» III place

2013. Grant.kz Regional Best Sites Internet Award competition
The best site in Mangystau-2013 "Culture and Art"