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River Aksu in Kazakhstan.

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The river Aksu flows in Chuy Region the Kyrgyz Respublik and the Jambyl region of Kazakhstan. Length of the river is 155 kilometers, the area of a reservoir is 483 kilometers of square.
The river Aksu of 7 inflows with a total length of 70 kilometers, forms 77 lakes of 4,21 kilometer square. The river begins on northern slopes of the Kyrgyz Ala-Too flows into the Tasotkel reservoir.
River food snow and glacial. An average annual consumption of water at the village of Chonaryk of 4,74 kilometers cubic in a second.
Water is poorly mineralized to 130 mg on 1 liter., soft it is suitable for drink and the technical purposes.

Short encyclopedia Kazakh SSR, volume 2, Nature, Alma-Ata, 1990.

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Alexander Petrov.