Geography and Natural Resources

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 146–151 | Cite as

The formation features of landscapes in the Inderskii salt-dome area (Precaspian Hollow)

  • V. P. Petrishchev
  • A. A. Chibilev
  • K. M. Akhmedenov
  • S. K. Ramazanov
Regional Problems of Environmental Studies and Natural Resources Utilization

Abstract

We present the results from studying the landscapes in the Inderskii salt-dome area: the geomorphological features of the Inderskie mountains, the soil geochemistry, and the species composition of vegetation. A comparative analysis is made of the major salt-dome areas of the Precaspian lowland: Bogdinsko-Baskunchakskii, El’tonskii, Inderskii, and Chelkarskii.

Keywords

salt-dome landscape karst cap rock endemic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Petrishchev
    • 1
  • A. A. Chibilev
    • 1
  • K. M. Akhmedenov
    • 2
  • S. K. Ramazanov
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Steppe, Ural BranchRussian Academy of SciencesOrenburgRussia
  2. 2.Western Kazakhstan Agrarian-Technical UniversityUralskKazakhstan
  3. 3.Western Kazakhstan Regional Center for History and ArchaeologyUralskKazakhstan

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