Shounter Lake

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Shounter Lake
Shountar Lake, Shounter valley, AJK, Pakistan.jpg
Shounter Lake, Azad Kashmir
LocationShounter, Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir
Coordinates34°58′23″N 74°30′46″E / 34.97306°N 74.51278°E / 34.97306; 74.51278 (Shonter Lake)Coordinates: 34°58′23″N 74°30′46″E / 34.97306°N 74.51278°E / 34.97306; 74.51278 (Shonter Lake)
TypeAlpine Glacial lake
Primary inflowsGlacial waters
Basin countriesPakistan
Residence timeMay - August
Surface elevation3,100 meters (10,200 ft)

Shounter Lake is a scenic lake located in Shounter Valley, a sub valley of Neelam Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, at the elevation of 3,100 meters (10,200 ft).[1][2] The lake is fed by the surrounding mountains glacial waters. The lake is encircled by snow coated mountains, green grass vegetation and specimens of Iris hookeriana are dispersed around the lake. The lake is accessible from Kel town of Neelum Valley, by a jeepable track.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Neelum adventure Retrieved:11 June 2013
  2. ^ "Shounter Lake, Neelum Valley". Retrieved 27 August 2018.