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Khorgo-Terkhi Lake National Park

Khorgo-Terkhi Lake National Park

opzioni digitali market maker National park area: 40.000 hectare area.

http://www.mylifept.com/?refriwerator=steuer-auf-bin%C3%A4re-optionen&c65=14 How to get there: Khorgo and Terkhi Lake National Park is located 720km western from Ulaanbaatar City, capital of Mongolia. you can get there by vehicle or jeep and you will spent 2 days and a night. 

http://salarflies.com/microneziya/9820 Altitude: around 2200meters above sea level

watch Things to do: hiking, horseback riding, fishing, sailing activities, boating 

The national park “Khorgo” was protected in 1965 and consisted of Khorgo extinct volcano, Terkh white lake, high Rocky and spectacular Mountains, scenery and endangered species of flora & fauna.


It's surrounded by the Khangai Mountains, which reach as 3000 meters above the sea level. The most area of the National park is covered by poplar and peach forest, where grow wild berries, rare herbs and great variety of berries and flowers. In the woods there are lots of deer, wild goat and other animals, as well as various kinds of birds. Khorgo is one of very popular attractive place in Mongolia, where most of visitors want to visit. Over comparatively small area here there are a dozen or so extinct volcanoes. In the craters some of them are very tiny crystal- clears lakes.


The Khorgo crater, situated at an altitude of 2.210 meters with a diameter of 20 meters and depth of 70 to 80 meters, is the most interesting at all. There is no lake in this crater, but clouds of steam jet out it is crevices forming ice moulds in winter, which from a distance look like large flocks of sheep scattered on the mountain. Near the crater there are dozens of small caverns with stalactites hanging from their ceiling and walls. The volcano erupted 20 million years ago and the explosion made some interesting formations in the nature. One of them was deep ground cave with ice inside, which is called “Yellow dog's hell”. The ice is left even in the hottest summer of the some years. Some of 13 stone shelters reach 1.7m high, are formed with the lava flow. The surrounding area is full of volcanic lava stones. The main volcano died about 8000 years ago. 

Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

An immense mass of white-hot lava once blocked the bed of the River Terkh and it is water formed Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan, which is 16 kilometers in length, 20 meters in depth, and 61 square kilometers in this area. It is situated at an altitude of 2.060 meters. River Suman, cascading from the lake in stormy torrents, pierced through the rocks to form a canyon and several small lakes. The waters of the river are so turbulent that they do not freeze in the severest winter frosts. In the middle of the lake there is volcanic Island is covered with nests made of the fragrant grass Sam khan. Here all day long you hear the hum and cries of birds and the quacking of ruddy shell duck and many types of ducks sand geese &. Red deer, Siberian deer, wild bear, Great Cormorant is common in summer, nesting around the lake.


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