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(or Alakul’), an undrained salt lake in the Kazakh SSR.

The lake is located in a semiarid zone in the eastern part of the Balkhash-Alakol’ depression at an elevation of 343 m. It has an area of approximately 2,200 sq km, and its depth reaches 45 m. The annual fluctuation level of the lake is 1.2 m, and the period of stable ice on open water lasts from January until April. Together with the shallow lakes Uialy, Sasykkol’, and Zhalanashkol’, Alakol’ forms a lake system with a basin area of up to 55,000 sq km. The Emel’ River flows into the lake. Fish of the Schizothorax genus, perch, common carp, and the spotted loach ( Noemacheilus strauchi) are important to industry.


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sativa at three places in eastern Kazakhstan in 1840-1841: on Lake Alakol near the Dzungarian Gate (s32); the Kyskatsch mountains, between Lake Balkhash and Lake Zaysan (between s29 and s32); and near Khantau, between Lake Balkhash and Bishkek (s33).
Moreover, the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi, petroglyphs of the archaeological landscape of Tamgaly, the Silk Road and Sary-Arka, steppes and lakes of Northern Kazakhstan and the World Network of Biosphere Reserves (Korgalzhyn, Alakol, Akzhayik and Katon Karagai) have also been added to this list.
International Petroleum (IP) on July 14, 2010 began drilling its second well (A-2) in its 32,865 km2 Alakol licence area in the east on the Chinese border.
4) Genero/edad: wem 'hombre', alakol 'mujer', ala 'nino'
Tema en clausulas declarativas compuesto por grupos nominales plenos en caso ergativo ala to ali' ne~ el nino come yuca yuca come alakol to kapi ye la mujer toma cafe mujer ERG cafe toma Anastasia to chamu" pate Anastasia corta el banano Anastasia ERG banano corta Tema: grupo nominal Rema
About 70,000 years ago, for example, Lake Balkhash was about five times larger than it is now and formed a single water body including what are now separate lakes to the east, lakes Alakol, Ebi Nor, and others.
wem 'hombre', alakol 'mujer', ala 'nino', busi 'muchacha', kabe 'muchacho'
Sage added: "the drilling of the A-2 well is the first phase of the company's aim to demonstrate that the Alakol basin is a world class petroleum basin that will yield significant hydrocarbon resources".
According to the company, the gas pipeline is the first distribution pipeline in the country having the design pressure of 100atm, which can be later expanded by another 230km and launch the construction of Kapal and Zhansugurov automated gas distribution stations for supplying gas to remote Serkand and Alakol regions.
13) bribri alakol ie' a i che: "ye' wobatse be' wa" bribri mujer 3S a eso dice 1S gusto 2S con Medio Beneficiario Rango Proceso: verbal 1 "2 una mujer bribri le dice: "usted me gusta" (T2)
10a) ye' o 1S casa mi casa (10b) Silverio o Silverio casa la casa de Silverio (10c) alakol o mujer casa la casa de la mujer