Taganay

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Taganay National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
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"The river of rocks" in Taganay.
Map showing the location of Taganay National Park
Map showing the location of Taganay National Park
Location of Taganay National Park
Location Chelyabinsk Region, Zlatoust, Russia
Nearest city Zlatoust
Coordinates 55°15′35″N 59°47′33″E / 55.25972°N 59.79250°E / 55.25972; 59.79250Coordinates: 55°15′35″N 59°47′33″E / 55.25972°N 59.79250°E / 55.25972; 59.79250
Area 568 km2 (219 sq mi)
Established March 5, 1991 (1991-03-05)
http://taganay.ru/

Taganay (Russian: Таганай) is a group of mountain ridges in the Southern Urals, on the territory of Chelyabinsk Oblast, with the highest point rising 1178 m. above sea level. Taganay National Park was established in 1991, with its south-western border reaching down to the outskirts of Zlatoust. Total area of the park is about 568 square kilometres (219 sq mi), with the distance of 52 km (32 mi) from north to south and width of about 10–15 km (6.2–9.3 mi).

Climate and weather[edit]

Climate data for Zlatoust, Russia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °F 3 6 15 32 46 55 60 57 44 32 21 6 32
Precipitation inches 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.7 2.3 3.2 4.7 3.1 2.8 2.5 1.9 1.5 27.2
Daily mean °C −16 −14 −9 0 8 13 16 14 7 0 −6 −14 0
Precipitation mm 36 28 28 43 58 81 119 79 71 64 48 38 691
Source: [1]
Looking south in the direction of Zlatoust.

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