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Karakul | Salt rim
WI_tj807.jpg Khargush Pamir  |  Fence between former USSR and PR ChinaThumbnailsKarakul with salt rim

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.

Sunday 14 August 2011 by Martin Mergili in Asia / Tajikistan (2643 visits)