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Lake Hazar

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Lake Hazar

Lake Hazar
Mount Hazar Baba rises above Lake Hazar, Elazig, Turkey
Location Taurus Mountains
Lake type Rift Lake
Primary outflows Tigris
Basin countries Turkey
Max. length 22 km (14 mi)
Max. width 6 km (3.7 mi)

Lake Hazar (Turkish: Hazar Gölü, Armenian: Ծովք Լիճ) is a rift lake in the Taurus Mountains, 22 km southeast of Elazig, notable as the source of the Tigris.

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