Kara-Kum
geographical name desert Turkmenistan S of Aral Sea between the Caspian Sea & the Amu Dar'ya area 115,830 square miles (300,000 square kilometers)

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  • Kara-Kum — Kara Kum, Sandwüste nordwestlich des Aralsees, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kara Kum — [kä rä′ ko͞om′; ] E [ kar′ə] desert in Turkmenistan, east of the Caspian Sea: c. 135,000 sq mi (349,649 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Kara Kum — Ka•ra Kum [[t]ˌkær ə ˈkum, ˈkʊm, ˌkɑr ə[/t]] n. geg a desert S of the Aral Sea, largely in Turkmenistan. ab. 110,000 sq. mi. (284,900 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Kara Kum — /karə ˈkum/ (say kahruh koohm) noun a desert in central Asia, south of the Aral Sea and largely in Turkmenistan. About 284 900 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kara Kum — /kar euh koohm , koom , kahr euh/ a desert S of the Aral Sea, largely in Turkmenistan. ab. 110,000 sq. mi. (284,900 sq. km). Also, Qara Qum. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kara Kum — noun a desert in Turkmenistan to the south of the Aral Sea • Syn: ↑Qara Qum, ↑Turkestan Desert • Instance Hypernyms: ↑desert • Part Holonyms: ↑Turkmenistan, ↑Turkomen, ↑Turkmen, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kûm — (türk.), in geographischen Namen häufig vorkommend, bedeutet ursprünglich Sand, dann Wüste, z. B. Kara K., Kisil K. u. a …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kum-tagh Desert — The Desert of Kum tagh (Kumutage Shamo, 库姆塔格沙漠) is a section of the Taklamakan Desert which lies east southeast of the Desert of Lop. It is on the other side of the Kara koshun and reaches north eastwards as far as the vicinity of the town of Sa… …   Wikipedia

  • Kara-Koum — Désert du Karakoum Pour les articles homonymes, voir Karakoum. Désert du Karakoum [[Fichier:|250px|center|Carte du désert.]] Pays   …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Каракумы — (Kara Kum Desert, Garagum)Kara Kum DesertGaragum, пустыня, в Центральной Азии, к В. от Каспийского моря, между Аральским морем на С. и туркмено иранской границей на Ю. р.Амударья отделяет К. от пустыни Кызылкум …   Страны мира. Словарь

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