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Balkhash lake (Kazakhstan)


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Price 6500 KZT Q-ty pcs.

Lake Balkhash is the largest drainage water body after the Caspian and Aral seas. The length of thelake is614 km, the width is from 3.5 to 44 km, the maximum depth reaches 26 m. The phenomenon ofBalkhash consistsin different mineralization of its western and eastern parts connected by a narrow strait. The western basin, receiving water from the previously high-water river Ili, is fresh, theeastern one is brackish. The nature ofBalkhash is amazing and full of contrasts. Water bodies of the Ili-Balkhash basin are one of the most significantfrom the point of view of biodiversity and reproduction of valuable fish species. The lake is located immediately in three regions of Kazakhstan:

Almaty, Zhambyl and Karaganda. Extensive Kazakh small hills stretch to the north o the lake,Betpak-Dala extends to the west, and in the south are the Chu-Ili mountains, the sands of Taukum and Saryesik-Atyrau. There are about 20 species of fish in the lake, there are also 120 species of birds,of which 12 are in the Red Book.

Tourism and rest The natural uniqueness of the lake attracts travelers and tourists. Numerous sandy beaches provide wonderful summer holiday in Balkhash. The swimming season begins in June and lasts until mid-September. Independent tourists («savages») come to the lake. They pitch tents, turning them into a comfortable enough place to sleep. Vacationers can stay in hospitable camp sites and hotels in the city of Balkhash, the villages of Shubar-Tyubek, Torangalyk, Priozersk.

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