Songkhla Lake, Songkhla

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Songkhla Lake is the largest natural lake in Thailand. It is on the Malay peninsula in the southern part of the country. Covering an area of 1,040 km2 it borders the provinces of Songkhla and Phatthalung. Despite being called a lake, this water feature is actually a lagoon complex geologically.The lake is divided into three distinct parts. The southern part opens with a 380 m wide strait to the Gulf of Thailand at the city of Songkhla. Here it contains brackish water about half the salinity of seawater. Further north, after a narrowing to 6 km width, is the Thale Luang (782.80 km2). At the northern end between mangrove swamps is the 28 km2 Thale Noi in Phatthalung Province. The most striking feature is the long 75 km long spit which separates the lake from the sea. Unlike most spits, it was probably formed when originally existing islands were connected by silting from the lake precursor.Ramsar wetlandsThe Phru Khuan Khi Sian wetlands near the Thale Noi Lake have been protected as a Ramsar wetland since 1998. It is part of the larger Thale Noi Non-Hunting Area, created in 1975.Kuan Ki Sian of the Thale Noi Non-Hunting Area is at 07º50’N 100º08’E in a non-hunting area, Phatthalung. Just north of the very large Thale Luang (Lake Songkhla complex) in the south of the country, it is one of the few surviving intact freshwater wetland ecosystems in Thailand. Among the specific wetland types found here are lake, marsh, Melaleuca (also termed "paperbark") swamp forest, paddy fields, and swamp grasslands.
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  • A beautiful photo for those who come, mueang Songkhla remember taking a photo with the head w lapses, freeing water. Private, and the tail is longer to complete it to subjects, OK.
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  • Another tourist attraction is a must when visiting the city of songkla by bring beliefs about people who believe that nāga "serpent" symbolizes the birth of water and plenty of water, so southerners are the sacred serpent, and esteemed respectfully pray blessings lives count as sources for learning. The new culture of nearby Songkhla province's residents. 
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  • lots of cool photos of the reply to this place, and the selling bnyak coconut ice cream, and the seller is also our love free coconut water.
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