Aksu Canyon

Aksu Canyon is 15 km long and 500m deep canyon in Kazakhstan. It is situated in the northwest of the Tian Shan mountain range 200 km northeast of Tashkent. It has an alpine character with nearby mountains reaching over 4000m. The Aksu-Djabagly Nature Reserve, though relatively small in area, it is rich in wildlife and a candidate for UNESCO recognition.

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