Lake Erçek

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Lake Erçek
Erçek Gölü
Արճակ լիճ
Erchek Lake.jpg
Location Van Province, Turkey
Coordinates 38°40′22″N 43°34′22″E / 38.672778°N 43.572778°E / 38.672778; 43.572778Coordinates: 38°40′22″N 43°34′22″E / 38.672778°N 43.572778°E / 38.672778; 43.572778
Type Salt lake
Basin countries Turkey
Max. length 14 km
Max. width 9 km
Surface area 95.2 km²
Max. depth 30 m
Surface elevation 1,890 m

Lake Erçek (Turkish: Erçek Gölü; Armenian: Արճակ լիճ) is a salt lake in the Van Province, eastern part of Turkey. It is located at 38°40′22″N 43°34′22″E / 38.672778°N 43.572778°E / 38.672778; 43.572778, close to Lake Van. Lake Erçek has a surface elevation of about 1,890 m. It has an area of 95.2 km² and maximum depth of 30 m.

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