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A river of northwest China, eastern Kazakhstan, and central Russia flowing about 4,250 km (2,650 mi) generally northwest to the Ob River.
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(ɪəˈtɪʃ) or


(Placename) a river in central Asia, rising in China in the Altai Mountains and flowing west through Kazakhstan, then northwest into Russia to join the Ob River as its chief tributary. Length: 4444 km (2760 miles)
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or Ir•tish


a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Altai Mountains in China through NE Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to the Ob River. ab. 1840 mi. (2960 km) long.
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Noun1.Irtysh - an Asian river that rises in the Altai Mountains in northern China and flows generally northwest to become a tributary of the Ob River
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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All these are the names for a top-secret city built on the banks of the Irtysh River in the north-east of Kazakhstan after the Second World War.
The full list of seeded teams that The Nomads could face is: FC Copenhagen, Maribor, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Partizan Belgrade, Molde, Apollon Limassol, Dinamo Minsk, Lech Poznan, FH, Dundalk, Zalgiris, Gabala, Osijek, Mordsjaelland, Vardar, Trencin, Slovan Bratislava, Beitar Jerusalem, Anorthosis Famagusta, Dinamo Tbilisi, Viitorul Constanta, Gronik Zabrzre, AIK, Nomme Kalju, BK Hacken, Kesla, Netci Baku, Slavia Sofia, CSKA Sofia, Levski Sofia, Ventspils, Radnicki Nis, Spartak Subotica, Shaktyor Soligork, Rangers, Hibernian, Kairat, Irtysh Pavoldar, Tobol, Fola Esch, Sarpsborg 08, Rabotnicki, Sarajevo, Domzale, Mladost Podgorica, Zeljeznicar, Rudar Velenje.
An agreement on the development of ferry communication between the ports on the Caspian Sea and the Irtysh River was reached.
Sometimes to the most incredible: for example, to dig a channel from the Caspian Sea to the Aral Sea or turn the Siberian rivers and drop water into the Aral from the Ob and the Irtysh. But these projects, although technically possible, could lead to other environmental disasters.
Qabala 0, Progres Niederkorn 2; Trakai 0, Irtysh Pavlodar 0; Ilves 0, Slavia Sofia 1; Kuopio 0, Copenhagen 1; Lahti 0, Hafnarfjordur 3; Trans 0, Zeljeznicar Sarajevo 2; Liepaja 0, Hacken 3.
Trakai will now meet FC Irtysh Pavlodar of Kazakhstan in the next stage, but Druids boss Huw Griffiths said his side could take plenty of encouragement, despite the result.
In China, the genus Brachymystax distributes in Amur River drainage, Tumen River, Yalu River, Luanhe River, IrtySh River, Burqin River, Ulungur River and the southern and northern streams of Qinling Mountains (Huang et al., 1964; Li, 1984; Song and Fang, 1984; Qin and Wang, 1989; Liu, 1992).
The Druids now know they must score in Lithuania on Thursday to stand any chance of progressing - with FC Irtysh Pavlodar of Kazakhstan awaiting the winners in the next round.
Moreover, most of these recoveries were recorded in an area located at the East of the Ural mountains, close to the border between Russia and Kazakhstan, in a triangle formed by the Tobol and Irtysh rivers (northern parts of the river Ob catchment area, Fig.
Irtysch frequens [frequently in meadows near Irtysh River, s29], nec non in deserti Soongoro-Kirghisici [and certainly on the Kirghiz steppe, s32], arenosis ad lacum Noor-Saissan [growing on sand near Lake Zaysan, s29]."