International Central Asian Speleological Forum – 2020, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

In the early of the seventies, in countries of Central Asia, the speleology started advancing. Vast karst areas and caves were purposefully studied, from borders of western China in the east to shreds of the Caspian Sea in the west and from mountains of Altay in the north to the Pamir’s ridges and the Amudarya river in the south. Within 50 years, more than a thousand caves have been discovered and explored in Central Asia. Some of them still top the ratings of the most interesting and unique cave systems Continue Reading

SPELEO BIOLOGICAL INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION “PAMIR-ALAI”

In June 2018 our organization plans to conduct an expedition, the main purpose of which is speleo biological research in the caves of Kyrgyzstan. At present, Kyrgyzstan is a developing country. Therefore, today, the Government has other tasks that are related to the economy and social development of the population. At the same time, environmental problems that are associated with the preservation of natural heritage, geological monuments and biological diversity, remain forgotten. The local population has to survive and earn a living. Problems of protection of unique monuments of nature Continue Reading

SPELEOLOGICAL EXPEDITION IN MOLDO-TOO

The Moldo-Too mountain ridge in the Inner Tien Shan, in the central part of Kyrgyzstan to the south of the Son-Kol lake. Moldo-Too mountain is located in the latitudinal direction from west to east, between the valleys of the large rivers Kokomeren and Naryn. The length of the ridge is about 150 km. The maximum height is 4185 m. This is the only ridge in Tien Shan, which is completely composed of limestone. Almost the whole range and its spurs are made up of limestones of Carboniferous age of rather Continue Reading

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