Barskaun

Barskaun

 

(also Barskon), a pass through the Terskei-Alatau Range in the Tien-Shan in the Kirghiz SSR. Barskaun is situated at an elevation of 3,754 m. A motor road goes through Barskaun from the basin of Lake Issyk-Kul’ into Inner Tien-Shan.

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In 1998, an accident involving a truck carrying chemicals to the mine released large amounts of cyanide into the Barskaun River, which environmental groups say resulted in hundreds of local people being hospitalized.
With respect to the truck accident which resulted in a spill of sodium cyanide in the Barskaun River, 78 kilometres from the Kumtor minesite in Kyrgyzstan, a scientific commission of international experts was assembled at the request of the Kyrgyz Republic.