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Üüreg Lake (Mongolian: Үүрэг нуур, Üüreg nuur) is a saline lake in an endorheic basin in western Mongolia, north-west of the Great Lakes Hollow, near the western edge of the Uvs Nuur basin.[1] The Tsagaan river gorge Tsagaan Shuvuut Uul[2]) lies on the west side of the lake.[3]

Üüreg Lake
Үүрэг нуур
Uureg Nuur.jpg
Coordinates50°10′N 91°00′E / 50.167°N 91.000°E / 50.167; 91.000Coordinates: 50°10′N 91°00′E / 50.167°N 91.000°E / 50.167; 91.000
Typesalt lake
Basin countriesMongolia (Uvs Province)
Max. length20 km (12 mi)
Max. width18 km (11 mi)
Surface area239 km2 (92 sq mi)
Average depth26.9 m (88 ft)
Water volume6.419 km3 (1.540 cu mi)
Surface elevation1,425 m (4,675 ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Blunden, Jane (2014-10-01). Mongolia. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 409. ISBN 9781841624167.
  2. ^ Kohn, Michael; Starnes, Dean (2011). Mongolia (in Italian). EDT srl. p. 210. ISBN 9788860407757.
  3. ^ Blunden, Jane (2014-10-01). Mongolia. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 410. ISBN 9781841624167.