|Basin countries||Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan|
|Surface area||ca. 5,000 km²|
|Surface elevation||5 m|
The Sarygamysh Lake, also Sarykamysh or Sary-Kamysh (Turkmen: Sarygamyş köli, Uzbek: Sariqamish ko‘li, Russian: Сарыкамы́шское озеро), Turkmen for "Yellow Depression", is a lake situated in central north Turkmenistan. It is geographically located approximately midway between the Caspian Sea and the Aral Sea. Approximately the northwest quarter of the lake belongs to the country of Uzbekistan, while the rest belongs to Turkmenistan.
The name of the lake comes from Turkmen sarykamysh 'reed.'
- E.M. Pospelov, Geograficheskiye nazvaniya mira (Moscow, 1998), p. 369.
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