Tulian lake

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Tulian Lake
Tulyan
LocationPahalgam, Kashmir valley
Coordinates33°35′N 75°14′E / 33.59°N 75.23°E / 33.59; 75.23Coordinates: 33°35′N 75°14′E / 33.59°N 75.23°E / 33.59; 75.23
TypeFresh water
Basin countriesIndia
Max. length0.35 kilometres (0.22 mi)
Max. width0.16 kilometres (0.099 mi)
Surface elevation3,684 metres (12,087 ft)
FrozenNovember to February
SettlementsNone
Way to the Tulian lake

Tulian Lake a lake and tourist destination at Pahalgam in Anantnag District of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India.[1] It lies at an altitude of 3,684 metres (12,087 ft) above sea level,[2] 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) southwest[3] from Pahalgam and 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Baisaran.[4] The lake often has chunks of ice floating in it. It is surrounded on three sides by mountains that rise to over 4,800 metres (15,700 ft) and that are usually covered with snow.[5] It is located in a meadow dotted with pine forests.[6]

The lake lies between the two Himalayan mountain ranges of Pir Panjal and Zanskar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romancing India: Newly weds spoilt for honeymoon destination choices". economictimes.com. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Pahalgam". indianmirror.com. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Pahalgam: On the Banks of the Lidder - Outlook Traveller". Outlook Traveller. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Tulian Lake". Ladakh-Kashmir. Retrieved 24 March 2012.
  5. ^ Dewan, Parvez (1996). Jammu Kashmir Ladakh. Manohar Publishers. p. 161. ISBN 978-8170490999.
  6. ^ "Green Kashmir". Green Kashmir. Retrieved 24 March 2012.