The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a lake in Kazakh SSR, on the Turgai plateau. Area, 127 sq km, with significant variations caused by fluctuations in the water level. The Koibagar is fed by snow and has no outlets. In summer the water is somewhat brackish. The shores are mostly low.
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