18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
katu yaryk

Katu-Yaryk is a pass in the Altai Mountains, in the Ulagan region of the Altai Republic. It is a steep descent into the valley of the Chulyshman River, it is laid in the slope of the mountain, the steepness of the slope is ~ 70% (35 °). Height from the foot - 892 m, length - 3.9 km, 9 turns, average slope - 18% (10 °), cover - soil, stones. We pass the pass for high cross-country vehicles. The height at the foot is 670 m above sea level, the observation deck is 1200 m.

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Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Camera: FC2103
Copyright: © Ruslan Olinchuk