Gusinoozersk Hollow

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Gusinoozersk Hollow

 

an intermontane depression between the eastern spurs of the Khamar-Daban and the Monostoi range in the Buriat ASSR. It is composed of Mesocenozoic sedimentary deposits, where a brown coal field may be found. The bottom is 550–600 m high. In the center is Gusinoe Lake, from which the Bain-Gol River flows. The bottom of the hollow is coveied with steppe vegetation and is swampy in places. There are dry steppes on the slopes.

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