Ulutau

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ulutau

 

a low-mountain massif in the southwestern Kazakh Melkosopochnik. Elevations range up to 1,133 m. The Ulutau is composed primarily of granites. The slopes are bare and rocky and are dissected by the gorges of intermittent streams. Steppe grasses, wormwood, and shrubs belonging to the genus Ephedra grow in rock crevices. Other shrubs are found in taluses.

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Both genera are interpreted as immigrants to Baltica as they also occur in the Tremadocian of the BoF shoj Karatau and Ulutau, Kazakhstan (Ergaliev 1983), where there is a non-Baltica-type trilobite fauna.
Nekotorye trilobity verkhnego kembriya i nizhnego ordovika Bol'shova Karatau i Ulutau [Some trilobites of the Upper Cambrian and Lower Ordovician of Great Karatau and Ulutau].