The Shikhan Mountains in the Vicinity of Sterlitamak
The Shikhan Mountains are the only geological formations on the planet, where vestiges of sea reefs referred to the Perm Age can be found. Against the back-cloth of the valley there tower four cone-like mountains of white limestone, they are: Urak-Tau, Kush-Tau, Shakh-Tau and Tra-Tau. Here you can find many rare mountain and steppe plants, typical for this geographical area of the republic.
Address: Urak-Tau Village, Sterlitamak, Sterlitamak Region, Bashkortostan.