Lake Zhaksykylysh. Araltuz. Kyzylorda region, Kazakhstan.
Tours on the lakes of the Kyzylorda region.
Sights of the Kyzylorda region and the Karakum desert.
Zhaksykylysh is the so-called salt lake in the Kyzylorda region, where table salt is mined. Salt mining began here in 1913, and in 1925 the salt mining infrastructure was created on the lake. The thickness of the salt layers in the lake is from 1 to 2 meters. The village of Zhaksykylysh is also nearby.
Zhaksykylysh lake - how to get there.
The lake is located 22 kilometers from the city of Aralsk. The lake lies between the Zhaksykylysh mountains whose height does not exceed 200 meters above sea level. The lake is also fenced off on one side by the Karakum desert.
Zhaksykylysh lake - information for tourists.
Table salt is mined on the lake. The depth of the lake is not great, the water in the lake is very salty. Since 1925, salt has been mined on the lake, for this, all the necessary infrastructure has been built, and the Soltrest salt plant was built. Salt from Lake Zhaksykylysh is delivered throughout Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. Sodium sulfate is also mined on the lake.