The Monument to the Desert Explorers, Balkanabat

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  • Balkanabat is pretty sleepy and dusty. It is a good launching point to the Cheleken peninsula to see the oil industry infrastructure. It is also a gateway to see the fire canyon. People from...  more »
  • This monument, sculpted from concrete, commemorates the Turkmen and Russian explorers who discovered oil in the region, which ultimately led to the birth of Balkanabat. The sculpture depicts several.....  more »

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