Terhiyn Tsagaan Nuur

Ramsar logo

Terhiyn Tsagaan Nuur

  • Country: 
    Mongolia
  • Site number: 
    953
  • Area: 
    6,110 ha
  • Designation date: 
    06-07-1998
  • Coordinates: 
    48°10'N 99°43'E
Materials presented on this website, particularly maps and territorial information, are as-is and as-available based on available data and do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Overview

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
  • Last publication date: 
    06-07-1998

Downloads

Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)