ⓘ Basegi (Range)

Basegi (Range)

ⓘ Basegi (Range)

Basegi is a mountain range in Middle Ural. Located in eastern portion of Perm Krai, on the border between Gremyachinsky and Gornozavodsky districts. It stretches meridionally. Its length is about 32 km, width is 5 km. Highest point is mount Middle Baseg, has a dome shape.

To the north of the range flows Usva River to the south is Vilva River. Basegi range in a source of the most of tributaries of these two main rivers. There are Basegi Nature Reserve, located on the foothills of range. To the north of Basegi range situated highest point of Middle Ural – Oslyanka.


1. Etymology

There are some versions about origins of the name. One of them is that word baseg’ derived from Komi-Permyak word basok’ and means beautiful’. Second version says that baseg’ is composition of words bas’ beautiful and eg’ river. There is also other version, that associate this word with surname Basegov’.

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  • the reserve also includes the Lamsha River and Black River. The altitude ranges from 80 to 200 meters. The buffer zone around the boundaries is used for
  • temperature in the Volga - Kama Reserve ranges from 12.2  C 10.0  F in January to 19.5  C 67.1  F in July. Precipitation ranges from 490 640 mm year. The two
  • January is 10  C 14  F and in July is 18  C 64  F Precipitation ranges from 450 to 700 mm year, with maximum rainfall in July. The prevailing winds
  • mountains on the northern slope of the Caucasus Mountains with the heights ranging from 650 meters - 4, 249 meters. There are 76 glaciers in the reserve with
  • forest in Chuvashia, as well as steppe habitat at the northern edge of its range A particular concern was protecting habitat of the muskrat and seasonal
  • is typical for the Far East. In the north of the reserve, the mountains range up to 1, 207 meters in altitude Mt. Byrdyr with an average altitude of
  • and caves which appear as steppe saucers on the surface. Elevations range between 100 meters to 230 meters above sea level. Belogorye is located in

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