Bukantau

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Bukantau

 

a mountain mass in northern Uzbek SSR, in the Kyzylkum Desert. Maximum elevation, 764 m. Bukantau is formed of crystalline schists, limestones, and igneous rocks (granite and granodiorite). The summit is flat. Springs used for irrigation emerge from the lower part of the slopes of Bukantau.

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