Lake Markakol

Lake Markakol (Kazakh: Марқакөл, Marqakól; Russian: озеро Маркаколь, ozero Markakol') is a lake in East Kazakhstan. The lake is fed with small rivers and streams. Its coasts are cut up by gulfs. It is the largest lake in the Katonkaragay District of East Kazakhstan Region. Its main outflow is the Kalzhyr, a tributary of the Irtysh.

Lake Markakol
Марқакөл
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Location of Lake Markakol in Kazakhstan.
Location of Lake Markakol in Kazakhstan.
Lake Markakol
Марқакөл
Location of Lake Markakol in Kazakhstan.
Location of Lake Markakol in Kazakhstan.
Lake Markakol
Марқакөл
Markakol map-ru.svg
Map of the area
Coordinates48°45′N 85°45′E / 48.750°N 85.750°E / 48.750; 85.750Coordinates: 48°45′N 85°45′E / 48.750°N 85.750°E / 48.750; 85.750
Primary outflowsKalzhyr
Basin countriesKazakhstan
Max. length19 km (12 mi)
Max. width38 km (24 mi)
Surface area455 km2 (176 sq mi)
Average depth14 m (46 ft)
Max. depth30 m (98 ft)
Shore length1~ 100 km (62 mi)
Surface elevation1,447 m (4,747 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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