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2. Soya lake.

Travel on Marguzor lakes.

«A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature»

Henry David Thoreau.

Rest on Marguzor lakes.

The lake Soya is located at the height of 1740 meters above sea level. The lake is on the southern slope of the Gissar Range in the Fanny Mountains. Territorially the lake is in the Penjikent district of the Sughd region of Tajikistan.
Geographical coordinates of the lake N39 °12'39,81 Soya "E67 °48'13,96" Distance from the lake Gushor to the lake Soya 1 kilometer of the heavy mountain road. Extent of the lake Soya of 546 Meters, the greatest width in a northern part of the lake of 209 meters, color of water greenish.
Water of the lake Soya is surprisingly fine. It is poured by all shades of the blue color sometimes passing into violet. At the bottom of the lake, through thickness of water, stones which change the color depending on an arrangement of the sun in a sky are visible.
Soya is translated as a shadow because sunshine never get on the surface of this lake.

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Authority and photos
Alexander Petrov.