Janterek, Jaaterek. алт. Jaan – big, senior, respectable; terek— poplar) — big poplar
- The river flowing from the Kuray Range
- The peak of the Kuray Range is 3402 m.
- On the map of the General Staff of the USSR Ministry of Defense m45-17
As it often happens in the Altai, and not only here, the same names can be worn by rivers, valleys, peaks, and ridges. Here and in this case, Yannerek is both a river and a summit.
Judging by the name, the river was first named so; in the middle and lower reaches, and in fact the valley of the river is a chic poplar grove with a dry channel in the middle.
But quite another thing in the upper reaches of the river, and even more so at the top, there is not and can not be a single tree.
Well, there is a separate story. And we suggest that you study it ….