Ustyurt Plateau

Ustyurt Plateau

The Ustyurt Plateau, "Ustyurt" also spelled "Ust-Urt" and "Usturt" (Kazakh: "Üstirt", Turkmen: "Üstyurt)," is a central Asian plateau in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, between the Aral Sea and the Caspian Sea. It extends roughly 200,000 km², with an average elevation of 150 meters, and consists primarily of stony desert. The plateau’s semi-nomadic population raises sheep, goats, and camels.

ee also

* Emba River
* Transcaspian Region

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