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The river Tentek.

Flower Travel in Almaty.

“Nature encourages no looseness, pardons no errors”

Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Floristry Tours in Dzhungarskiy Ala-Tau.

The rivers, life-giving vessels, penetrate the desert plain, bring with themselves life and decorating a landscape. The river Tentek belongs to the basin of the Alakol lakes and flows into the lake Sasykkol. Many scientists share the idea of the academician V. A. Obruchev considering that in far times, it is possible till the Middle Ages, there was a communication between the basins of Lake Balkhash and group of the Alakol lakes.
Tentek also originates from glaciers and eternal snow of the Dzungarskiy Ala-Tau which area in its sources about 100 square kilometers. It is the river abounding in water with an average drain of water 42 meters per second, the maximum more than 110 meters per second.
Length of the river makes 187 kilometers. At a confluence with Sasykkol Tentek forms the delta with canals and swamps, overgrown with reed. The large rivers Dzhetysu have much in common. They are born in glaciers and eternal snow, a way in gorges of mountains, then they escape on foothill plains and further flow among sands of Saryesik-Atyrau.
The small rivers, as a rule, do not reach Balkhash, being lost in sands. Are that Tokrau, Naryn, Dzhanasu and some other.

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Authorship:
"Zhetysu is the Land of  tourism”. A Tourist Guide-book. Almaty.  2003. 68 p. and the material for this page is taken from the printed edition."

Photos
Alexander Petrov.