«We need to look into the past in order to understand the present and foresee the future»
N.A.Nazarbayev

In 1966 a unique bomb was exploded in the Medeo valley

In 1966 a unique bomb was exploded in the Medeo valley

Over two and a half million tons rock outcrops released into the air for four seconds. Rock formed a huge dam which forever jammed the Malaya Almatinka valley. Thus the mud reservoir with the capacity to capture millions of cubic meters of water, mud, and debris was created. The construction of 115-m dam was finished in 1972. Its strength was tested by the nature in 1973.

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