Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Karambar Lake or Qurumbar Lake Gilgit Pakistan

The Gorgeous Karambar Lake (also famous as Qurumbar Lake) is a high altitude lake located in Ishkomen, a Tehsil of District Ghizer in Gilgit–Baltistan, near the boundary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The Lake is the 31st highest lake in the world and 2nd highest in Pakistan at a height of 14,121 feet and one of the highest biologically active lakes on earth. The Lake length is about 3.9 kilometers and width is 2 km and, average depth is 52 meters. Karamabr Lake is the deepest lake in the valley with a maximum and mean depth of 55m and 17.08m respectively and is spread over a surface area of 263.44 hectares (2,634,400 m2) and discharges into Karambar valley of Gilgit Baltistan. Water clarity level is 13.75, which is highest value ever recorded in the literature of lakes in Pakistan.

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