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or Bal·qash  (băl-kăsh′, bäl-käsh′, -KHäsh′), Lake
A shallow lake of southeast Kazakhstan. It has saline water in the east and fresh water in the west.


(Russian balˈxaʃ)
(Placename) Lake Balkhash a salt lake in SE Kazakhstan: fed by the Ili River. Area: about 18 000 sq km (7000 sq miles)


(bælˈkæʃ, bɑlˈkɑʃ)

a salt lake in SE Kazakhstan. ab. 7115 sq. mi. (18,430 sq. km).
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Before the plant's construction, the ore was exported to China or to Balkhash of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan has airports in Shimkent, Atbasar, Karaganda, Kyzyl-Orda, Balkhash, Burundai, Zaisan, Petropavlovsk, Semipalatinsk, Ust-kamenogorsk, Uralsk, Taldy-Kurgan, Kokshetau, Pavlodar, Zhezkazgan, Atyrau, Zhambyl, Zhairem, Ekibastuz, Almaty, Aktau, Kostanay, Aktyubinsk, Arkalyk, and Astana cities.
He swept across the Mongol Khanates; first demolishing the Chagatai states up to the lower Siberia in the Lake Balkhash region and then the Kipchak states across the Urals and the Don River to eastern Ukraine and Crimea.
sativa at three places in eastern Kazakhstan in 1840-1841: on Lake Alakol near the Dzungarian Gate (s32); the Kyskatsch mountains, between Lake Balkhash and Lake Zaysan (between s29 and s32); and near Khantau, between Lake Balkhash and Bishkek (s33).
The firms signed the deal to jointly build the Balkhash Thermal Power Plant, a 1,320 megawatt coal-fired power plant in Ulken, Kazakhstan, in December 2014,
The company's other projects include Kogodai project, Balkhash Project and Akdjol-Tokhtazan project.
The Balkhash radio communications facility is an important element of Russia's ballistic missile early warning system, which ensures the security of all members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Armenia and Tajikistan.
Among the topics are the biology of Balkhash perch(P.
Kazakhmys is working on projects in Zhezkazgan, Balkhash and Karaganda regions.
Passage route of the power line with a total length of 400 km was planned to be built from the Balkhash thermal power plant to the border of Kyrgyzstan, covering the territory of Almaty and Zhambyl regions of Kazakhstan.
15) Arne Haugen, The Establishment of National Republics in Soviet Central Asia (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003); Adrienne Lynn Edgar, Tribal Nation: The Making of Soviet Turkmenistan (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004); Marianne Kamp, The New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity, and Unveiling under Communism (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006); Chida Tetsuro, "Science, Development, and Modernization in the Brezhnev Time: The Water Development in the Lake Balkhash Basin," Cahiers du monde russe 54, nos.
The SWF Samruk-Kazyna in 2009 signed a deal with Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) and construction company Samsung C&T to build and operate the Balkhash coal-fired power plant.