Trans-Ili Alatau


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Trans-Ili Alatau,

mountains, Asia: see AlatauAlatau
or Ala-Tau
[Turkic,=mottled mountains], several ranges of the Tian Shan system in central Asia. The Alatau ranges are the Dzungarian, the Kungei, the Talas, the Terskei, and the Trans-Ili; all except the Talas Alatau rise to more than 16,000 ft (4,880 m).
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Almaty is home to 350 kilometres of Trans-Ili Alatau snowy mountain ranges culminating in Shymbulak, the ultimate skier's paradise that houses three ski lifts with the highest going to 3,200 meters above sea level.
Set against the majestic backdrop of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountain range, The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty offers unfettered access to Shymbulak, the ultimate skiers paradise that houses three ski lifts with the highest going to 3,200 meters above sea level.
Almaty is the largest city of Kazakhstan, located in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau. Until 1997, the city was the capital of the state.
The city is in the foothills of Trans-Ili Alatau - incredibly beautiful snow-capped mountains, a kind of visiting card of the southern capital.
Their most recent success in this is black cumin, which they are about to start cultivating on a commercial scale in Trans-Ili Alatau.
The city is located in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau in the southeast of Kazakhstan where the mountains provide a stunning backdrop to the city's skyline.