The lake Son-Kol is located in the southwestern part of the Naryn province, within a basin between the Son-Kol-Too and Moldo-Too mountain ridges, at an altitude of 3016 meters. It is the second largest lake, after Issyk-Kul, with a surface area of 278 sq.km; length is 29 km and width is 18 km and a depth of 14 meters. Mountain streams are flow from mountain hollows, ridges and peaks into Song-Kol, where the Son-Kol River originates; it flows into the Naryn River. The spacious meadows around the lake have been using as summer pastures by nomadic shepherds since the ancient times. Shepherds drive their cattle here during the summer months.