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Kazakhstan : Zhambyl

2.6 km (1.6 miles) W of Shimpek, Zhambyl, Kazakhstan
Approx. altitude: 340 m (1115 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 45°S 106°W

Accuracy: 77 m (252 ft)
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#2: south #3: west #4: GPS #5: Oleg & Jan #6: Camel

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  45°N 74°E (visit #2)  

#1: east

(visited by Nikolay Postnikov, Jan Zenkis and Oleg Belyalov)

English narrative

Рассказ по-русски

12-Jun-2005 -- Поездка Алматы-Жезказган. Точка 45-74 находится в 120 метрах от трассы Алматы- Астана. Вот только добраться до неё- проблемка, она находится в 70 метрах от берега, в озере Балхаш.

English narrative

12-Jun-2005 -- The trip from Almaty to Zhezkazgan. Point 45-74 is located 120 meters from Almaty-Astana road. There is only one small problem to get to it, as it is located 70 meters from the bank, inside the Balkhash Lake.


 All pictures
#1: east
#2: south
#3: west
#4: GPS
#5: Oleg & Jan
#6: Camel
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  Notes
In a swampy area close to the shore of lake Balqash Köli.