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Lake Sasykkol

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Basin countries  Kazakhstan
Max. depth  4.7 m (15 ft)
Mean depth  3.3 m
Average depth  3.3 m (11 ft)
Area  600 km²
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Surface area  600 km (230 sq mi) Max: 736 km (284 sq mi)

Sasykkol Lake (Kazakh: Сасықкөл) is a lake in eastern part of Kazakhstan. It is located at around 46°35′0″N 81°0′0″E. It has an area of 600 km² (736 km² when water level in the lake is high), average depth of 3.3 m and maximum depth of 4.7 m. Fishery on the lake is common. The Mute Swan, Whooper Swan and Spoonbill can be found here.

Lake Sasykkol is part of the Alakol Biosphere Reserve, designated by UNESCO as part of its Man and the Biosphere Programme in 2013.

References

Lake Sasykkol Wikipedia


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