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The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic

The Mammoth Mountain

The Mammoth mountain is situated on the left Bank of the Aldan river stretches for 5 kilometers. It is a unique complex of plant location and residues of mammals that lived in ancient times, such as the mammoth. That is mammoth mountain became a kind of book that scientists have determined the geological and paleontological history in the basin of the Aldan river. During the excavations were found the remains of the woolly rhinoceros, bullheaded moose, mammoth, Eastern horses. Mammoth mountain is famous for the fact that in 2008, its frozen sandy deposits, with an age of 3.5 million years, was discovered unknown to science live microorganisms. In these places still find the remains of ancient animals.

The Mammoth mountain is one of the routes of international geological excursions and is very popular among researchers, as well as and 'hunters' on mammoths.

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Address: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Tomponskiy district


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