ⓘ Minusinsk Hollow

                                     

ⓘ Minusinsk Hollow

Minusinsk Hollow or Khakass-Minusinsk Hollow котловина, Minusinskaya kotlovina) is in Khakassia and Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia located among mountains of South Siberia. It is bounded on the west by Kuznetsk Alatau, and east by the Sayan Mountains. See Geography of South-Central Siberia. Elevation varies between 200–700 m, constituting a plain with sparse hillocks and cut by valleys.

The Yenisey River and its major tributaries Abakan, Oya and Tuba flow through the valley. Its major towns are Minusinsk and Abakan. The hollow has a large number of lakes, including saltwater ones. The depression is an important agricultural area; it also has coal deposits Minusinsk Coal Basin.

                                     
  • 561 2002 Census 72, 942 1989 Census 44, 500 1973 Minusinsk marks the center of the Minusinsk Hollow one of the most important archaeological areas north
  • covers an area of 39.5 km2 15.3 sq mi in a steppe landscape in the Minusinsk Hollow a relatively flat intermountain area 160 km northwest of the city
  • the headwaters of the Kazyr in the Eastern Sayan Mountains in the Minusinsk Hollow The area of its basin, which includes more than a thousand lakes
  • Yenisei River and some of its tributaries this area is known as the Minusinsk Hollow To the west is the West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests ecoregion
  • Bronze Age culture dated to the first half of the 2nd millennium BC in Minusinsk Hollow of southern Siberia. The Okunev culture is named after the Okunev settlement
  • district is situated on the Yenisey River in the central part of the Minusinsk Hollow The district was founded on April 4, 1924. Within the framework of