List of rivers of the Issyk-Kul

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Issyk-Kul Lake

A List of rivers of Issyk Kul includes rivers draining into lake Issyk Kul in Kyrgyzstan.[1]. It is reported [2] that the basin of Issyk-Kul encounter 1,976 river and streams with a total length of 7,139 km. Of them, 1,842 streams are shorter than 10 km with a total length of 4,241 km (or 59%), and 106 streams range from 10 to 25 km in length totaling 1,708 km (or 24%). There are 24 small rivers with length varying between 25 and 50 km (the total is 853 km or 12%), and 3 medium-size rivers (51-100 km ) with a total length of 217 km (4%). Finally, there is only one comparatively large Tyup river with a length of 120 km, which is 1% of total length. Overall, 118 streams and rivers flow into the lake.

River Length, km Watershed area, km2 Source District
Tyup River 120 1180 Terskey Alatau Ak-Suu District, Tüp District
Jyrgalan River 97 2070 Terskey Alatau Ak-Suu District
Karakol River 50 394 Terskey Alatau Ak-Suu District
Jeti-Oguz River 52 387 Terskey Alatau Jeti-Ögüz District
Juuku River 68 590
Tong River 36 742
Tuura Suu 46 593
Chong Ak Suu 49 337
Barskoon River 62 352
Tosor River 30 304
Yrdyk River 20 300
Chong Kyzylsuu 48 340
Kichi Kyzylsuu 37 139
Chong Jargylchak River 25 137
Tamga River 27 162
Akterek River 35 722 Terskey Alatau Tong District


References[edit]

  1. ^ Атлас Кыргызской Республики [Atlas of Kyrgyz Republic] (in Russian). Bishkek: Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyz SSR. 1987. p. 156.
  2. ^ Ресурсы поверхностных вод СССР. Средняя Азия. Бассейны оз.Иссык-Куль и рек Чу, Талас, Тарим [Resources of Surface Water of USSR. Central Asia. Basins of Issyk-Kul, and rivers Chu, Talas, and Tarim.] (in Russian). 14 (2 ed.). Management of Hydrometeorological Service of Kyrgyz SSR. 1973. p. 308.