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Ala-Kol lake in Terskey Ala-Too.

Walk on lakes in mountains Terskey Ala-Too.

“Nature is wise. You can learn everywhere and from everything”

Leonardo da Vinci.

Terskey Ala-Too tours.

Ala-Kol is a mountain lake on the Northern slope of Terskey Ala-Too, in the right tributary of Karakol river.
Length of 2.3 km, width 600 - 700 m, water surface area is 0.84 sq km, area - of 9.46 sq. km, 3832 meters above sea level.
Lake is dammed origin, formed as a result of ponded the river valley by mountain collapse. Running water lake.
The flow of lake water through the natural body of the dam. This lake was formed as the result of mountain landslide.

«Issyk Kul. Naryn» the encyclopedia, Frunze, 1991. "Kirghizia", publishing house "Idea", Moscow, 1977.

Photos by:
Alexander Petrov.