Saida Nigmatova's scientific contributions

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Thanks to its geological peculiarities, Kazakhstan turned out to be extremely rich in fossil deposits which have returned a very rich collection of finds dating from the Paleogene to the Pleistocene. In this respect one of the most important paleogenic deposits is that of Shynzhyly on the right bank of the river of the same name (formerly known as...
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The Charyn River is located in South-East Kazakhstan, 195 km east of Almaty. The river valley cuts through Paleozoic rocks and loose sandy-clay deposits of the Cenozoic and forms amazingly beautiful canyons, the so-called "Valley of Castles". This place is actively visited by tourists from all over the world. However, Charyn canyons have not only t...
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The grant project of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan «The comprehensive study of the basic stratigraphic sections of the Cenozoic of South-East Kazakhstan as a bases for development of the advanced stratigraphic sequence of sedimentary deposits in Central Asia», gives us a unique opportunity to actualize and comp...

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... Materials such as information panels, explanatory brochures and a guide, allow the correct interpretation of the places visited. Examples of these georoutes can be found in Spain such as the "la pizarrilla" geotrails, in Jaén [20]; the geotrails in the Yanhuitlán Geopark, in the Mixteca Alta-Oaxaca (Mexico) [21]; the "Ruta Escondida", in Ecuador [22]; the "Trans-Pyrenean Geological Route", in France [23]; the Palaeontological heritage of mammoths through a cross-country thematic route, in Servia [24]; the "Valley of Castles", in Kazakhstan [25]; in Morocco, three routes describing the main geosites in rural areas of Demnate and High-Tessaout valley [26]. When the georoutes also have a mining component of interest, they are called geomining routes [27]. ...
... c Outcrop photograph of the playa cycle (base and top are marked in yellow). Two of the vertical slits from the sample collection are marked with yellow arrows constraints (Bazhanov and Kostenko 1961;Kordikova and Mavrin 1996;Dzhamangaraeva 1997;Lucas et al. 1997;Voigt et al. 2017;Verestek et al. 2018;Nigmatova et al. 2018). The parent material of the Neogene alluvial-lacustrine sediments stems from Permo-Carboniferous volcanics of the Central Asian orogenic belt (Kröner et al. 2014). ...
... In our research, the word ak (white) as part of oronyms was used to describe the lithological specific nature of orographic objects, the color of rocks such as limestone and chalk. Some toponyms directly or indirectly define the composition of rocks, names with the word ak are found in other areas of Kazakhstan in the form of complex names Aktau (South-Eastern Kazakhstan) [17], Akshoky, Aktas, where veins of limestone, gypsum, marl, white marble, monoquartzite, barite and quartz occur. Such toponyms include the names of the fields Aktasty and Akzhar in Aktobe region. ...