Terhiyn Tsagaan Nuur

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Terhiyn Tsagaan Nuur

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  • Area: 
    6,110 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    48°09'N 99°43'E
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Terhiyn Tsagaan Nuur. 06/07/98; Arkhangai Province; 6,110 ha; 48°10'N 099°43'E. Natural Park; Anatidae Network Site. A freshwater and nutrient-poor lake formed by volcanic activity, located in the Suman River valley in the Central Khangai Mountains. As with most wetlands in Mongolia, land use in and around the lake is restricted to fishing and livestock grazing. The extensive marshes in the west are an important breeding and staging area for migratory waterfowl. Ramsar site no. 953. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Arkhangai Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • natural park - Khorgo-Terhiyn Tsagaan Nuur
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