Lake Kucherla

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Coordinates: 49°52′33″N 86°24′52″E / 49.87583°N 86.41444°E / 49.87583; 86.41444

Sunset at Kucherla Lake

Lake Kucherla (Кучерлинское) is located in the Altai Mountains and Katun Nature Reserve of Siberia. Together with Lake Teletskoye, Belukha Mountain and the Ukok Plateau it forms a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site entitled "Golden Mountains of Altai".

The lake is surrounded by alpine meadows and peaks over 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) high. It is situated at the height of 1,790 metres (5,870 ft) above mean sea level, stretching for 4.67 kilometres (2.90 mi) from north to south. The lake area is 3 square kilometres (1.2 sq mi). It is up to 54.8 meters deep. The lake is popular with tourists and holds a stock of grayling.

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