Kyzyl Kum


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Ky·zyl Kum

 (kĭ-zĭl′ ko͞om′)
A desert of north-central Uzbekistan and south-central Kazakhstan southeast of the Aral Sea between the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya.
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Kyzyl Kum

(Russian kiˈzil ˈkum)
n
(Placename) a desert in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
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Ky•zyl Kum

(kɪˈzɪl ˈkum, ˈkʊm)
n.
a desert, SE of the Aral Sea, in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. ab. 90,000 sq. mi. (233,100 sq. km).
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Noun1.Kyzyl Kum - a desert in Uzbekistan to the southeast of the Aral Sea
Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan, Uzbek - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
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This system includes 3 brackish water lakes (Aydar Kul, Arnasay and Tuzkan) located in the saline depressions of the south-eastern Kyzyl Kum (now in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan).
It is situated in the mountains in the south-west of the Kyzyl Kum desert, on the territory of the Tamdyn district of the Navoiy region of Uzbekistan.
These fields include Kotur Tepe, Nebit Dag, Kyzyl Kum, Burun, Barsa-Gelmes and Kara Tepe.
The main base of the enterprise is Muruntau gold mine (Central Kyzyl Kum), which is functioning since 1967.