Sarymoin

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sarymoin

 

a closed salt lake in the Kazakh SSR; located in the central part of the Turgai Gates. The area of Lake Sarymoin is conventionally accepted to be 126 sq km; however, its actual area and depth vary greatly. The lake is fed by snow. Its northern and western shores are irregular.

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