|Location||Deosai Plains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
(Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe)
|Etymology||Sheosar Lake means 'Blind Lake' in Shina language, as Sheo means 'Andhi' (Blind) and Sar means 'Lake'.|
|Max. length||2.3 kilometres (1.4 mi)|
|Max. width||1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)|
|Average depth||40 metres (130 ft)|
|Surface elevation||4,142 metres (13,589 ft)|
Routes to the Lake
The lake is accessible through two routes. One is via Skardu and the other via Astore District.
The road through Skardu can be covered by jeep in few hours, however, if trekked, it can take 2 days time.
Between the months of November to May the area of Deosai is snow bound. During spring, the surrounding area is covered with wide variety of flowers and butterflies. Most visitors come to the lake are in summer between June to early September.
- Syed Mehdi Bukhari (27 April 2015). "Deosai Plains: Welcome to surreal Pakistan". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
- "Sheosar Lake – North Pakistan | Northern Areas of Pakistan". northpakistan.com. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lakes of Pakistan.|
- HighestLake.com - List of highest lakes
- http://pbase.com/waqas Sheosar Lake Photos by Waqas Usman
- Imran Ahmed's Picture Gallery: Sheosar Lake
- Ch. Umer's Picture Gallery: Sheosar Lake
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