Geological section Aydarlyash

The name of the monument:  geological section Aydarlyash

Typological affiliation: sacred object

Dating of the monument: Carboniferous period and Permian

Location of the monument: Aktobe region, 45 km from the city of Aktobe.

Historical information: the Aydarlyash section began to be studied in the 1950s. In 1991, for the 150th anniversary of the Permian system, scientists carried out studies of all geological sections related to this period. In 1996, at the International Geological Congress in China, the Aydarlyash section was entered into the international register of geological monuments, as it preserved traces of the Carbon and Perm systems that existed 10 million years ago. On March 31, 1997, a letter was sent to the Minister of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan S. Shkolnik on behalf of the Russian professor V. Davydov. In the letter, the scientist recommended creating a national park or a nature reserve with the status of state protection on Aydarlyash, especially noting the painstaking work carried out in Akhmetshina Limuza Zagitovna, which revealed the significance of the section.

Description and characteristics of the site: the geological section of Aidarlyash   is a reference section of the boundary of the Carboniferous and Permian systems, the location of the fauna of ammonoids, fusulinids, conodonts.