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Lake Nemrut

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Lake Nemrut

Lake Nemrut
Nemrut Gölü
Satellite view (2001)
Location Bitlis Province, Turkey
Lake type Crater
Basin countries Turkey
Max. length 4.9 km (3.0 mi)
Max. width 2.1 km (1.3 mi)
Surface area 12.36 km2 (4.77 sq mi)
Average depth 140 m (460 ft)
Max. depth 176 m (577 ft)
Surface elevation 2,247 m (7,372 ft)[1]
References [1]

Lake Nemrut (Turkish: Nemrut Gölü; Armenian: Նեմրութ) in Volcano Nemrut, in the Bitlis Province, eastern part of Turkey. It is located at , close to Lake Van. Lake Nemrut is located in the elevation of about 2,247 m. It has an area of 12.36 km² and maximum depth of 176 m.


  1. ^ a b Özpeker I. Nemrut Yanardağinin petrojenezi // Ofset Baski Atölyesi, ITÜ Maden Fak., № 3/14, 1973

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  • Awarded "EDEN - European Destinations of Excellence" non traditional tourist destination 2010
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