Kachinskaia Step

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kachinskaia Step’


a steppe in the basin of the lower reaches of the Abakan River, in the southwestern part of the Minusinsk Depression (Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR). Its surface forms a hilly plain. The soils are chernozem and chestnut with patches of solonetz. The steppe is covered with feather grass and fescue, and it is used for pasture.

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