Shiderty

Shiderty

 

an urban-type settlement in Ekibastuz Raion, Pavlodar Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Shiderty is situated on the bank of the Shiderty Reservoir, on the Irtysh-Karaganda Canal, on the Pavlodar-Karaganda highway, 50 km west of Ekibastuz. The settlement uses the Chiderty railroad station. A crushing and screening plant that produces stone used in construction is located in Shiderty.


Shiderty

 

(also Sarapan; in the lower course, Karasu), a river in Karaganda and Pavlodar oblasts, Kazakh SSR. The Shiderty is 506 km long and drains an area of 15,900 sq km. It rises in the central part of the Kazakh Melkosopochnik and empties into Lake Shaganak, which occupies an area of 16.4 sq km; when water levels are high, water from the lake flows into Lake Zhalauly. The river is fed mainly by snow. High water occurs between mid-April and early June. At times the upper and lower courses of the river dry up. The Irtysh-Karaganda Canal passes through the upper and middle courses of the Shiderty.

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