Aydar-Arnasay system of lakes

Aydar-Arnasay system of lakes includes 3 brackish water lakes (Aydar Kul, Arnasay and Tuzkan) located in the saline depressions of the south-eastern Kyzyl Kum (now in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan).

The Aydar Lake is part of the man-made Aydar-Arnasay system of lakes. In 2005 the Aydar Lake contained 44.3 cubic kilometers of water. Today the area of the Aydar Lake amounts 3,000 km2 (1,200 sq mi). It is nearly 250 km (160 mi) long and up to 15 km (9.3 mi) wide. The mineralization of the water in the Aydar Lake averages only 2 grams per liter (2,000 ppm).

Review scheme of Aydar-Arnasay system of lakes location
(source: SIC ICWC)

Source: Wikipedia

Photogallery: Aydar Kul

Selected bibliography