Turkish Lakes Region

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The Turkish Lake District or Turkish Lakeland is an area with a series of shallow tectonic lakes within the folds of the Taurus Mountains in Southwestern Anatolia, Turkey [1]

The major lakes are Lake Beyşehir, Lake Eğirdir, and Lake Burdur, the smaller ones are Lake Salda, Lake Acı, Lake Akşehir, and Lake Çavuşçu.


  1. ^ Dominic Whiting (2001) "Turkey Handbook", ISBN 1-900949-85-7, p. 439