Matcha 2005: From Mingteke pass to Kara-Tur valley

 

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Lower part of Shurovski glacier as seen while ascending Mingteke pass

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Mingteke pass (4180m)

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On Mingteke glacier, on the other side of Mingteke pass (Mingteke means “a thousand wild goats”; but that one was the only one we saw)

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Peak Mingteke and its huge granite wall

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Lower part of Mingteke valley

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Kara-Tur valley seen from Taksatorov pass that separates Mingteke and Kara-Tur valleys (Kara-Tur glacier lies at the end of the valley)

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Kara-Tur glacier seen from the top of a hill above Kara-Tur valley

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Kara-Tur valley

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Rock sceneries in Kara-Tur valley

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Kara-Tur valley seen while ascending Kingdyk pass

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Photos:

-          From Daugman village to Dvoynoy pass

-          From Kshemysh river to Shurovski glacier

-          From Djiptyk valley to Vorukh enclave