Sultanuizdag

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sultanuizdag

 

a massif in Kara-Kalpak ASSR, along the right bank of the Amu Darya. The Sultanuizdag has elevations to 473 m; its length exceeds 50 km, and its maximum width is 25 km. The massif comprises ridges that are composed of quartzites, gneisses, marbles, and intrusions of granodiorites. The southern and western slopes are steep; those facing the north and east are gentle. There are desert landforms.

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