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1. Nezhigon lake.

Trip from Penjikent on the lake Nezhigon.

“Sweetness shudders through the land as if, freed from the heat, nature’d scooped spring waters in her hand and splashed her burning feet”

Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev. “Summer evening”.

Natural sights of the Fanny Mountains.

Nezhigon the lake is located on 1640 meters above sea level. From East side the river Rashnabolosou flows into the lake. The lake is on the southern slope of the Gissar Range in the Fann Mountains. Territorially the lake is in the Penjikent district of the Sughd region of Tajikistan.
Geographical coordinates of the lake Nezhigon N39 °13'13,84 "E67 °48'01,79" Distance from Penjikent through the settlement of Sufiyen and the settlement Yangi Kishlok to the lake Nezhigon 43 kilometers. Marguzor lakes (in translation from the Tajik seven beauties).
The cascade of Marguzor lakes is in the valley of the river Shing which in ancient times served as the place of brisk trade. The gorge of the river Shing was a convenient way of the message between Central Asia and India.
The first lake in the cascade of Marguzor lakes - the most beautiful lake Nezhigon (in translation from Tajik - an eyelash). Distance from the lake Mizhigon to the lake Soy 2 Kilometers. The highway runs on the left side of the lake.
The greatest length of the lake Nezhigon from the South on the North 702 meters, the greatest width in the southern part of the lake of 111 meters. The lake Nezhigon - a pearl of all chain of Marguzor lakes. It small by the sizes also is among abrupt rocky breaks.
The turquoise water which filled a deep hollow stiffened. The dome of the snow mountain which hung over the lake shines a gentle aura and the look pleases with different scales of paints. Water in the lake warm and in it it is possible to swim for a while.
Marguzor lakes and especially Nezhigon are beautiful in unusual color of water. The mineral substances dissolved in this water give it blue color. Behind the lake Nezhigon it is expensive several the serpentine rises by the abrupt crossing point separating it from the second lake - Soy.
From a crossing point the good view of the lake Nezhigon opens.

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Authority and photos
Alexander Petrov.