Karatal

Karatal

 

a river in Taldy-Kurgan Oblast, Kazakh SSR. In its upper course, until its junction with the Ushtarak River, it is known as the Nurtaiozek. Length, 390 km; basin area, about 19, 100 sq km. It rises on the slopes of the Dzhungarian Alatau and flows into Lake Balkhash. In its upper sections, it is amountain river, and in its middle and lower reaches it cuts across the Semirech’e plain. Its water is drawn chiefly from melting glaciers and snow. The river freezes over in December and thaws in March. It is used for irrigation. The cities of Taldy-Kurgan and Ushtobe are located along its course.

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The illegal missionary activists were revealed in the town of Ushtobe in Almaty region during the check conducted by the Karatal district prosecutor's office.
The Karatal hydropower plant au4 has launched during the campaign called "Building strong Kazakhstan together" and involving the head of state.
Two other important rivers in Kazakhstan--the Ile and the Karatal, which have their headwaters in the Alatau Range--cross the desert and flow into the great Lake Balkhash.
30 in the Karatal Block, located on the north shore of the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan.
CALGARY, Alberta -- Big Sky Energy Corporation (OTCBB:BSKO) (the "Company") announced today that the Company has resumed operations at its Atyrau, Dauletaly, Karatal, and Morskoe blocks after the abatement of severe cold weather in the North Western Caspian region, Kazakhstan.
Tenders are invited for Constructing a Check wall at Village : Karatal in field of Forest Land Tal : Dediyapada Dist.
CALGARY, Alberta -- Big Sky Energy Corporation (OTCBB:BSKO) (the "Company") announced today that due to severe cold weather, with temperatures in excess of -45 degrees C and winds up to 70 kph, it has temporarily suspended its seismic, well work-over, and drilling operations in its Atyrau, Karatal, and Morskoe blocks.
CALGARY, Alberta -- Big Sky Energy Corporation (OTCBB:BSKO) (the "Company") announced today that its subsidiary KoZhaN LLP has received Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources ("MEMR") approval of its work commitments to date, and the continuance of its Karatal and Dauletaly contracts.
KoZhan LLP owns the Morskoe, Karatal, and Dauletaly blocks which are located in the pre-Caspian basin in western Kazakhstan.
30 in its Karatal Block, located on the north shore of the Caspian Sea in western Kazakhstan.
CALGARY, Alberta -- Big Sky Energy Corporation (OTCBB:BSKO) (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced production from its Karatal Block located on the north shore of the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan.