Barskoon Waterfall

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Barskoon Waterfall
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Barskoon Waterfall
Location  Kyrgyzstan
Coordinates 42°00′07″N 77°34′37″E / 42.002°N 77.577°E / 42.002; 77.577Coordinates: 42°00′07″N 77°34′37″E / 42.002°N 77.577°E / 42.002; 77.577
Established 1975

Barskoon waterfall is a geological protected area located in Jeti-Ögüz District of Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan in 90 km to the south-west of Karakol on one of the tributaries of Barskaun River. There are several waterfalls at the site, which is accessible by taxi, 20 km south of the village of Barskon. The height of the main cascade is 24 metres (79 ft).[1] National Monument status was established in 1975.[2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waterfalls of Kyrgystan". Advantour. Retrieved 27 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Иссык-Куль. Нарын:Энциклопедия [Encyclopedia of Issyk Kul. Naryn] (in Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Soviet Encyclopedia. 1991. p. 512. ISBN 5-89750-009-6. 
  3. ^ "Barskoon & Tamga (Map)". Lonely Planet. Retrieved March 27, 2016.