Kyzylsu

Kyzylsu

 

(also Shurabdara, Surkhob, Mullokoni, Safedsangob, Shurobdar’ia), a river in the Tadzhik SSR, a right tributary of the Piandzh (an arm of the Amu Darya). Rising in the southern spurs of the Vakhsh Range, the Kyzylsu is 230 km long and drains an area of 8,630 sq km. It is fed by rain and snow. The average discharge 58 km from the mouth is 75 cu m per sec. The Kyzylsu does not freeze in winter. Its largest left tributary is the Iakhsu. The river is used for irrigation and has 14 canals with a total capacity of about 17.8 cu m per sec.


Kyzylsu

 

(also Kzylsu; Turkic, “red water”), a river in the Kirghiz and Tadzhik SSR’s. It is 235 km long and drains an area of 8,380 sq km. Rising on the slopes of the Trans-Alai Range, it flows through the Alai Valley. As far as the mouth of the Ailiama, the river is called the Karasu, and after merging with the Muksu, it forms the Vakhsh. The average discharge 86 km from the mouth is 40.6 cu m per sec.

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