Amu Darya

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A·mu Dar·ya

 (ä′mo͞o där′yə, ə-mo͞o′ dŭr-yä′) Formerly Ox·us (ŏk′səs)
A river of Central Asia flowing about 2,575 km (1,600 mi) generally northwest from the Pamir Mountains to the southern Aral Sea. In ancient times it figured significantly in the history of Persia and in the campaigns of Alexander the Great.
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Amu Darya

(Russian aˈmu darˈja)
n
(Placename) a river in central Asia, rising in the Pamirs and flowing northwest through the Hindu Kush and across Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to its delta in the Aral Sea: forms much of the N border of Afghanistan and is important for irrigation. Length: 2400 km (1500 miles). Ancient name: Oxus
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A•mu Dar•ya

(ˈɑ mu ˈdɑr yə)
n.
a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Pamirs to the Aral Sea. ab. 1400 mi. (2250 km) long. Also called Oxus.
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Uzbekistan has reached agreement with the Central Asian states on water limits during vegetation season 2019 in the basins of the Syrdarya and Amudarya rivers, the Ministry of Water Resources of Uzbekistan said.
On its basis, an Interstate Coordination Water Management Commission (ICWC) was created, the executive bodies of which were the Amudarya and Syrdarya basin water management associations (BWOs).
The Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran and Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railways, automobile and railway bridges across the Amudarya River, airports, highways, international sea port of Turkmenbashi are the important links in the international transport network in the region.
The Amudarya or Oxus River originates from Hundukush while Syrdarya or Jaxartes River from TainShen range.
Uzbekistan's borders afford drug traffickers ample opportunity to enter undetected via thousands of miles of open desert, rugged mountains, and across the Amudarya River.
A strong foreign policy related counterargument is that Uzbekistan (which is lower riparian in case of Amudarya) has reservations on the storage and utilization of water resources in Tajikistan (upper riparian in case of Amudarya).If Pakistan enters such an arrangement with Tajikistan as CASA-1000, it will not only create an impression that Pakistan is becoming party in Uzbek-Tajik tensions, but will also weaken Pakistan's own case against India at international level.
Many of those installations were constructed on the Atamurat-Kerkichi bridge going through the river of Amudarya. Some of defenses are located on the hills from both sides of Amudarya.
This is a doctoral thesis conducted as part of the larger research project "Local Governance and Statehood in the Amudarya Borderland Region" (of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan).
The jade colored waters of the Panj steadily flow west until they converge with those of the Vakhsh, thereafter forming the greatest river of Central Asia, the Amudarya, which flows through Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, eventually spilling into the Aral Sea.
Finally, we found that the RBO discourse is also linked to adaptive governance, particularly in the context of large river systems such as those of the Rhine, Murray-Darling, Amudarya, and Mekong.
Our second case concerns Ghazan's government when the amount of water in the great rivers of the Middle East such as the Nile, Amudarya and Tigris, decreased.