Kurchum

Kurchum

 

Sarytau, a mountain range of the southern Altai in the Kazakh SSR, between the Kurchum River in the north and the Kalguty and Kall’dzhir (Irtysh basin) rivers and Lake Markakol’ in the south.

The Kurchum Range is about 150 km long. Its predominant altitudes vary from 700 to 1,000 m in the west and 2,500 m in the east. Its maximum elevation is 2,645 m. The range is formed of Paleozoic metamorphic rocks. The lower parts of its steep slopes are covered with steppe vegetation and varied grassy and cereal meadows. The northern slope is wooded with larches. There is a stretch of mountain tundra at altitudes above 2,000 m.

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Abu Dhabi's work to preserve this cultural icon is both unified and international and reflects our commitment in making a real difference to both global conservation and for the preservation of our culture." This year's release, that was carried out from May 16-18, 2013 and included a total number of 46 Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) and 47 Saker falcons (Falco cherrug) and were released in Kurchum, Eastern Kazakhstan for the fifth consecutive year.
The release which was carried out through May 16 to 18 of this year included a total number of 46 Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) and 47 Saker falcons (Falco cherrug) which were released in Kurchum, eastern Kazakhstan, for the fifth consecutive year.
This year's release carried out from May 16-18 included a total number of 46 Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) and 47 Saker falcons (Falco cherrug) in Kurchum, Eastern Kazakhstan for the fifth consecutive year.
This year's release was carried out between May 16 and 18, 2013 and included a total of 46 Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) and 47 Saker falcons (Falco cherrug) which were released in Kurchum, Eastern Kazakhstan, for the fifth consecutive year.
Summary: The Environment Agency -- Abu Dhabi (EAD) has released 66 falcons (44 Peregrines and 22 Sakers) back into the wild in the skies above Kurchum, Kazakhstan, as part of the Shaikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme.
Summary: ABU DHABI - The Environment Agency -- Abu Dhabi (EAD) has released 66 falcons (44 Peregrines and 22 Sakers) back into the wild in the skies above Kurchum, Kazakhstan, as part of the Shaikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme.