Western Mongolia

Khurgan Khoton Lake

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Khurgan Khoton Lake

Khurgan Khoton Lake

Khurgan-Khoton Lake is located in an intermontane tectonic depression in the northern portion of the Mongolian Altai. Its Surface area is 50.1 km2; the average depth is 26.6 m; the maximum depth is approximately 58 m. Hoton nuur has one Iceland which is covered by woods. The system of Khoton Nuur and Hurgan Nuur lakes, connected by a wide channel, is the source of the Hovd River which drains the whole Mongolian Altai. Lake Khoton Nuur was formed by glacial blockages. Kurgan nuur is the lowest point of Altai Tavan Bogd National park. Some fishes are in lake Koton and lake Khurgan nuur.

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