Kamenskoe Plato

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kamenskoe Plato

 

a climatic and koumiss-treatment health resort in the Kazakh SSR. It is located 10 km from Alma-Ata, in the foothills of the Zailiiskii Alatau, at an elevation of 1,250 m. Summers are warm, with average July temperatures of 20°C, and winters are clear, dry, and moderately mild, with average January temperatures of — 4°C. The total annual precipitation is approximately 780 mm. Therapeutic remedies include heliotherapy, air treatments, and koumiss treatments. There are sanatoriums for patients with active forms of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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