Uvs Lake

Uvs Lake

Uvs Lake (Mongolian: Увс нуур; Tuvan: Успа-Хөл[citation needed]) is a highly saline lake in an endorheic basin – Uvs Nuur Basin in Mongolia with a small part in Russia. It is the largest lake in Mongolia by surface area, covering 3,350 km² at 759 m above sea level. The northeastern tip of the lake is situated in the Tuva Republic of the Russian Federation. The largest settlement near the lake is Ulaangom. This shallow and very saline body of water is a remainder of a huge saline sea which covered a much larger area several thousand years ago.

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Uvs Lake (Mongolian: Увс нуур; Tuvan: Успа-Хөл[citation needed]) is a highly saline lake in an endorheic basin - Uvs Nuur Basin in Mongolia with a small part in Russia.

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