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Lake Kenesh-Ayryk in At-Bashi Range.

Traveling around Naryn region.

“Mountains are made to show a person what a dream can look like...”

Yuri Vizbor.

Nature of Naryn region.

The moraine, flowing, fresh lake Kenesh-Airyk is located at an altitude of 3890 meters above sea level, is located in the upper reaches of the Kenesh-Airyk gorge, 16 kilometers south and a little east of the nearest village of Kazybek, 37.3 kilometers south-west of the village At-Bashi, on the northern slope of the At-Bashi ridge in the At-Bashi district of the Naryn region.
The length of the lake is 218 meters, the maximum width reaches 166 meters. The area of ​​the lake is 0.03 square kilometers, the perimeter is 0.68 kilometers. The lake is located in the western part of the tongue of the Kenesh-Airyk glacier.
The length of the glacier is 1.2 kilometers, the area of ​​the glacier is 0.34 square kilometers, the perimeter of the glacier is 2.56 kilometers. The upper feeding area of ​​the glacier is located at an altitude of 4418 meters above sea level.
The tongue of the glacier is located at an altitude of 3894 meters above sea level. From the western part of the lake flows the river of the same name with a length of 16.2 kilometers, which is the right tributary of the Shirikty River.
The mouth of the river is located at an altitude of 2468 meters above sea level. The river Kenesh-Ayryk merges with the Shirikty river to form the beginning of the Kara-Koen river.
Geographical coordinates of lake Kenesh-Ayryk: N40°53'25.71" E75°34'08.00"

Authority and photos by
Alexander Petrov.