Achit Nuur


Achit Nuur

Infobox lake
lake_name = Achit Nuur
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location = Uvs Aimag
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basin_countries = Mongolia
length = 28 km
width = 16 km
area = 290 km²
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elevation = 1,435 m
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Achit Nuur ( _mn. Ачит Нуур) is the largest freshwater lake in the Uvs Aimag (province) of Mongolia, in the west of the country. At an elevation of 1,435 m above sea level it covers an area of 290 km². It is 28 km long, 16 km wide, and 10 m deep. The coast is covered with steppes, mostly hilly but swampy on the northwest and northeast. Several rivers also flow into the lake.

External links

* [http://www.philipp-bittner.com/Bse/A-GOGO/0228.htm Big Soviet Encyclopaedia] – Russian (АЧИТ-НУР)
* [http://www.geodata.es/mongolian_lakes Limnological Catalog of Mongolian Lakes]


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