Üüreg Lake

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Üüreg Lake
Үүрэг нуур
Uureg Nuur.jpg
Coordinates 50°10′N 91°00′E / 50.167°N 91.000°E / 50.167; 91.000Coordinates: 50°10′N 91°00′E / 50.167°N 91.000°E / 50.167; 91.000
Type salt lake
Basin countries Mongolia (Uvs Province)
Max. length 20 km (12 mi)
Max. width 18 km (11 mi)
Surface area 239 km2 (92 sq mi)
Average depth 26.9 m (88 ft)
Water volume 6.419 km3 (1.540 cu mi)
Surface elevation 1,425 m (4,675 ft)

Üüreg Lake (Mongolian: Үүрэг нуур, Üüreg nuur) is a saline lake in an endorheic basin in western Mongolia, north-west of the Great Lakes Hollow, near the western edge of the Uvs Nuur basin.[1] The Tsagaan river gorge Tsagaan Shuvuut Uul[2]) lies on the west side of the lake.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blunden, Jane (2014-10-01). Mongolia. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 409. ISBN 9781841624167.
  2. ^ Kohn, Michael; Starnes, Dean (2011). Mongolia (in Italian). EDT srl. p. 210. ISBN 9788860407757.
  3. ^ Blunden, Jane (2014-10-01). Mongolia. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 410. ISBN 9781841624167.