Rivers of Lake Balkhash, Kazakhstan – August 26th, 201246.6N 75.7E
The waters of Lake Balkhash, in Kazakhstan, range in color from bright blue to the east and milky teal to the west. Several rivers can be seen empyting into the lake (from east to west): Ayaguz River, Aksy River, Karatal River and Ili River. Much vegetation can be seen by the banks of the Ili River. Between the Ili and the Karatal lies the Saryesik-Atyrau Desert.