Sakaska Island

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  • Остров Сакаска. Photo 1


Sakaska Island is one of the most spectacular places on the Yumagus Reservoir. This mountain became an island after the reservoir filled and the water surrounded it. Previously, there was a village with the same name on this site. Sakaska Island is a unique place from where you can go to the famous Sumgan-Kutuk karst region, which is rich in numerous caves.

The Sumgan-Kutuk cave stands out especially, the entrance to which is a deep abyss. This cave is the longest cave in the Urals, its length is 9860 meters. The cave amazes with its size and unique natural formations, attracting the attention of researchers and tourists from all over the world.


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