Dzhety-Oguz

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Dzhety-Oguz

 

a balneological health resort in the Kirghiz SSR, 28 km from Przheval’sk. It is located on the northern slope of Terskei-Alatau, in a ravine of the wooded valley of the Dzhety-Oguz River at an elevation of 2,200-2,400 m. Summers are moderately warm (average July temperatures of 16°C) and the winters are mild (average January temperatures of -6°C). Annual precipitation totals approximately 350 mm. Therapeutic remedies include hot nitrate springs (25°-43°C), radon springs [up to 127.4 x 10-8 curies per liter (350 Mache units or 471.38 x 102 disintegrations per sec x liter)], and sodium chloride and calcium chloride springs whose waters are used for baths. Dzhety-Oguz has a sanatorium for the treatment of patients with disorders of the locomotor and support organs and the peripheral nervous system, skin disease, and gynecological problems.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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