Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

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Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake (Mongolian: Тэрхийн Цагаан нуур, romanized: Terhiin Cagaan nuur) also known as White Lake is a lake in the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia. The Khorgo volcano is located near the eastern end of the lake and the Suman River springs from lake.[2] The lake is located in Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
LocationKhangai Mountains
Coordinates48°10′15″N 99°43′20″E / 48.17083°N 99.72222°E / 48.17083; 99.72222Coordinates: 48°10′15″N 99°43′20″E / 48.17083°N 99.72222°E / 48.17083; 99.72222
Basin countriesMongolia
Max. length16 km (9.9 mi)
Max. width4–10 km (2.5–6.2 mi)
Surface area61 km2 (24 sq mi)
Average depth20 m (66 ft)
Surface elevation2,060 m (6,760 ft)
Official nameTerhiyn Tsagaan Nuur
Designated6 July 1998
Reference no.953[1]

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  1. ^ "Terhiyn Tsagaan Nuur". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ Planet, Lonely. "Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur in Tariat". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2017-03-02.