Satpara Lake

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Satpara Lake
سدپارہ جھیل
SatparaLakeSkardu1215.jpg
2002
Location Skardu Valley
Coordinates 35°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 countries Pakistan
Max. length 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi)
Max. width 1.4 kilometres (0.87 mi)
Islands yes
Settlements Skardu
Website http://www.skardu.pk

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.

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 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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