Satpara Lake

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Satpara Lake
سدپارہ جھیل
Storm, Satpara Lake.jpg
The lake is set among the region’s spectacular mountainous landscapes
LocationSkardu Valley
Coordinates35°13′46″N 75°37′49″E / 35.229521°N 75.630398°E / 35.229521; 75.630398Coordinates: 35°13′46″N 75°37′49″E / 35.229521°N 75.630398°E / 35.229521; 75.630398
Basin countriesPakistan
Max. length3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi)
Max. width1.4 kilometres (0.87 mi)
Islandsyes
SettlementsSkardu
Websitehttp://www.skardu.pk
Sadpara Lake Skardu
Turquoise water of Sadpara lake in Skardu
Sadpara lake view from village in Skardu
David Callaway and Mark Vallance at Satpara Lake launching Broad Peak expedition
Sadpara Lake Skardu
Sadpara Lake Skardu

Satpara Lake (Urdu: سدپارہ جھیل‎) is a natural lake near Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, which supplies water to Skardu Valley. It is fed by the Satpara Stream.

Satpara Lake is situated at an elevation of 2,636 meters (8,650 ft) above sea level and is spread over an area of 2.5 km².[citation needed]

The completion of Satpara Dam downstream of the lake has enlarged the size of Satpara Lake.[1]

Physical Features[edit]

  • The melting ice of the Deosai plains are main source of water for the lake.
  • The lake is centered with an area of 2.5 km with airy-tale[citation needed] picturesque island.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.wapda.gov.pk/htmls/sataparapj.html
  2. ^ "Satpara Lake: Tourist Guide by Chukar". Chukar: Premium Leather Wallets. Retrieved 2017-04-10.

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