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Rock Mirror description and photos - Russia - South: Goryachiy Klyuch. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Mirror Rock, located four kilometers from the Goryachy Klyuch resort, is one of the most attractive natural sites that is included in almost all tourist routes of the local region. This rock in the valley of Maltsev Brook is made of unusual yellow quartz-glauconite sandstone that has formed over tens of millions of years. Even now, on the cut of the rock, the imprints of prehistoric mollusks that lived in the ancient ocean of Tethys are clearly visible. Rock carvings have a bizarre shape that very much resemble the interlacing of lines on a human palm. If you look closely at these patterns, you can see a meaningful image. Sometimes they say that this is a prediction of the future, and if you strongly believe in it, then it must come true. Therefore, many tourists, before fortune-telling, throw a trifle at the foot of the cliff.
The local population claims that until recently the Maltsev stream was deep and it was possible to fish there. Now, the brook shows its full power only during the melting of snow or during the period of prolonged rains.
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