Syr Darya River Entering Aydar Lake, Uzbekistan40.8N 67.0E
Waters from the Syr Darya River spill into Aydar Lake in Uzbekistan. The lake is part of the man-made Aydar-Arnasay system of lakes, the unintentional byproduct of Soviet planning.
The land northwest of the lake is covered by the Kyzyl-Kum Desert, which covers a large portion of Uzbekistan’s Navoiy Province.
East of the lake lie the Pamir Mountains, a mountain range in Central Asia formed by the junction of the Himalayas, Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world’s highest mountains.