Lake Markakol

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Lake Markakol
Маркаколь көлі
Markakol 1.jpg
Markakol map-ru.svg
Map of the area
Coordinates 48°45′N 85°45′E / 48.750°N 85.750°E / 48.750; 85.750Coordinates: 48°45′N 85°45′E / 48.750°N 85.750°E / 48.750; 85.750
Primary outflows Kaldzhir River
Basin countries Kazakhstan
Max. length 19 km (12 mi)
Max. width 38 km (24 mi)
Surface area 455 km2 (176 sq mi)
Average depth 14 m (46 ft)
Max. depth 30 m (98 ft)
Shore length1 ~ 100 km (62 mi)
Surface elevation 1,447 m (4,747 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Markakol (Kazakh: Маркаколь көлі, Markakol' köli; Russian: озеро Маркаколь, ozero Markakol') is a lake in East Kazakhstan. The lake is fed with small rivers and streams. Its coasts are cut up by gulfs. It is the largest lake in the Katonkaragay District of East Kazakhstan Region.