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Mangyshlak Peninsula

Mangyshlak Peninsula (mən-gĭshläkˈ) [key], W Kazakhstan, extending into the NE Caspian Sea. Except for the Kara-Tau range, the peninsula is below sea level; Batyr Sink is c.430 ft (130 m) below sea level. Oil, manganese, and coal are found on the peninsula.

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