Üüreg Lake

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Üüreg Lake
Үүрэг нуур
salt lake
Uureg Nuur.jpg
Satellite view of Üüreg Lake and its drainage basin
Country Mongolia
State Uvs Province
District Sagil, Uvs
Settlements Üüregnuur
Elevation 1,425 m (4,675 ft)
Coordinates 50°10′N 91°00′E / 50.167°N 91.000°E / 50.167; 91.000Coordinates: 50°10′N 91°00′E / 50.167°N 91.000°E / 50.167; 91.000
Source Kharig Gol Rus.: Kargy
Length 20 km (12 mi), E-W
Width 18 km (11 mi), N-S
Depth 26.9 m (88 ft)
 - Max. depth 42 m (138 ft)
Volume 6,419,000,000 m3 (2.26684845685×1011 cu ft)
Area 239 km2 (92 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 0 m3/s (0 cu ft/s) endorheic lake
Islands 0
Üüreg Lake is located in Mongolia
Üüreg Lake
Location in Mongolia

Üüreg Lake (Mongolian: Үүрэг нуур, Üüreg nuur) is a saline lake in an endorheic basin in western Mongolia, north-west of the Great Lakes Hollow, near the western edge of the Uvs Nuur basin.[1] The Tsagaan river gorge (Mongolian: Tsagaan Shuvuut Uul[2]) lies on the west side of the lake.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blunden, Jane (2014-10-01). Mongolia. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 409. ISBN 9781841624167. 
  2. ^ Kohn, Michael; Starnes, Dean (2011). Mongolia (in Italian). EDT srl. p. 210. ISBN 9788860407757. 
  3. ^ Blunden, Jane (2014-10-01). Mongolia. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 410. ISBN 9781841624167.