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Bal·khash

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.
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Balkhash

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

(bælˈkæʃ, bɑlˈkɑʃ)

n.
a salt lake in SE Kazakhstan. ab. 7115 sq. mi. (18,430 sq. km).
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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).
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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.
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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.
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