Bugun

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Bugun’

 

a river in Chimkent Oblast, Kazakh SSR. The Bugun’ is 164 km long, drains a basin of 4,680 sq km, and rises from the southwestern slopes of the Karatau Range at the confluence of the Ul’ken-Bugun’ and Bala-Bugun’ rivers. It flows into Lake Kumkol’ without reaching Syr Darya. It is fed by snow. There is a reservoir at the village of Bugun’ (area, 63 sq km). The waters are used for irrigation.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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