Rare vegetation of Kyzylkum Desert
by Mukhiddin Juliev, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
The Kyzylkum desert is a plain with remnant mountains, folded with rocks of the Paleozoic era. The most of it is occupied by sand dunes, extending a height of 3 to 75 meters. The plain area of the Kyzylkum consists of Cenozoic clays and gritstones. In the north-west and north, there is river sediment contains the Amu Darya and Syr Darya channels, once guttering into the Aral Sea. Current photo was taken during the field geological training workshop 2014 organized by The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Geology and Mineral Resources.
Mukhiddin Juliev (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)