Lake Gori

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Lake Gori

  • Country: 
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    120 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    37°54'N 46°42'E
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Lake Gori. 23/06/75; Azarbayjan-e Sharqi; 120 ha; 37°55'N 046°42'E. A freshwater lake fringed by extensive reedbeds of various species, and lying in a closed, high altitude basin. The lake is fed by rainfall, runoff, springs and small streams, with inflow from spring snow-melt being the greatest contributor. The surrounding area is semi-arid steppe and includes a small settlement and associated cultivation. Breeding waterbirds include Black-necked Grebe, White-headed Duck and other Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans, etc.). Ramsar site no. 48. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

Administrative region: 
East Azarbaijan

  • National legal designation: 
    • none
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