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Karakul | Lake shore
WI_tj809.jpg Karakul with salt rimThumbnailsKarakul  |  Lake shore

View towards SW. This 380 square kilometres large lake at an elevation of almost 4000 m asl occupies an endorheic basin said to represent a meteorite impact crater. The water is brackish, and salt crusts are common in the surroundings of the lake.

Keywords
lake, mountainscape
Created
Sunday 14 August 2011 by Martin Mergili in Asia / Tajikistan (854 visits)