Sangiin Dalai Lake

Sangiin Dalai Lake (Mongolian: Сангийн далай нуур) is a salt water lake in northern Mongolia, located at the border between the Tsagaan-Uul, Shine-Ider, and Bürentogtokh sums of Khövsgöl aimag, and the Ikh-Uul sum of Zavkhan aimag. It is surrounded by mountains, hills, and rocks. The 8.4 MwBolnai earthquake occurred nearby on July 23, 1905.[1]

Sangiin Dalai Lake
Sangiin Dalai Lake, Mongolia, Landsat.jpg
Sangiin Dalai Lake is located in Mongolia
Sangiin Dalai Lake
Sangiin Dalai Lake
Locationbetween Khövsgöl and Zavkhan aimags
Coordinates49°15′N 99°00′E / 49.250°N 99.000°E / 49.250; 99.000Coordinates: 49°15′N 99°00′E / 49.250°N 99.000°E / 49.250; 99.000
Typesalt water lake
Primary outflowsnone
Basin countriesMongolia
Max. length32 km (20 mi)
Max. width12 km (7.5 mi)
Max. depth30 m (98 ft)
Surface elevation1,988 m (6,522 ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Blunden, Jane (2008). Mongolia. Bradt. p. 306. ISBN 978-1841621784.