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Lake Sarez | Lateral branch
WI_tj673.jpg Lake SarezThumbnailsRushan Range  |  Rock glacier

View towards SW. On February 18, 1911, a massive earthquake triggered a massive rock mass movement. The deposit blocked the Murghab Valley at a height of 570 m and impounded Lake Sarez (56 km long, elevation: 3239 m asl). The Usoi Dam is the highest dam in the world.

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Saturday 6 August 2011 by Martin Mergili in Asia / Tajikistan (1179 visits)