Balkhash, Lake
geographical name lake 376 miles (605 kilometers) long SE Kazakhstan area about 7100 square miles (18,390 square kilometers)

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  • Balkhash, Lake — or Lake Balqash Lake, eastern Kazakhstan. It is about 375 mi (600 km) long, with a maximum depth of roughly 85 ft (25 m). Its chief feeder is the Ili River, which enters at the southeast in a wide delta. Harsh climate affects its size greatly;… …   Universalium

  • Balkhash,Lake — Bal·khash or Bal·qash (băl kăshʹ, bäl käshʹ, KHäshʹ), Lake A shallow lake of southeast Kazakhstan. It has saline water in the east and fresh water in the west. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lake Chilwa — seen from space (false color) Location Zomba District Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Balkhash — Not to be confused with Lake Baikal. Lake Balkhash Балқаш Көлі Озеро Балхаш View from Space, April 1991 Location Kazakhstan Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Balkhash — [bäl khäsh′] Lake large lake in SE Kazakhstan, half saline & half freshwater, the halves separated by a sandbar: c. 6,500 sq mi (16,835 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Lake Markakol — Маркаколь көлі Map of the area …   Wikipedia

  • Balkhash perch — Taxobox name = Balkhash perch status = DD trend = unknown status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Percidae genus = Perca species = P. schrenkii binomial = Perca schrenkii… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Chagan — For the lake in Jilin, China, see Chagan Lake (China). Lake Chagan Coordinates 49°56′07″N 79°00′32″E …   Wikipedia

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