Shaglyteniz

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Shaglyteniz

 

a closed freshwater lake on the boundary of Kokchetav and Severnyi Kazakhstan oblasts in the Kazakh SSR. The lake has a variable surface area, ordinarily 240 sq km but sometimes as much as 380. It is no more than 2 m deep. The lake is situated at an elevation of 135 m. It is fed primarily by melted snow and dries up periodically. The Chaglinka River flows into Lake Shaglyteniz.

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