Nemrut Krater Lake, Bitlis

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Lake Nemrut is a freshwater crater lake in Bitlis Province, eastern Turkey. It is part of Nemrut Caldera, a volcanic caldera atop Volcano Nemrut. The caldera is a registered natural monument and the wetlandsis registered as a Ramsar site of the country.CalderaThe caldera is located west of Lake Van in the Tatvan, Ahlat and Güroymak districts of Bitlis Province. It is 13km far from Tatvan, and 25km from Ahlat. With its width of nearly 10km, the crater of Nemrut Volcano is one of the largest calderas of the world. Nemrut Caldera is world's second largest one. The western half of the crater is covered by the lake. AT the summit, there are five lakes, two of them existing permanently and the others seasonal. The biggest of the lakes is Lake Nemrut in the form of crescent. It contains freshwater of colorless, odorless and drink water quality.Lake Nemrut is situated at an elevation of about 2247m above main sea level. It has an area of 12.36km2, and its average depth is about 100m with a maximum depth of 176m.Nemrut Caldera is on the youngest volcanic cone in Turkey, which is in a not-eroded state. This unique structural geomorphology make it a subject of scientific research.
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  • Today we were supposed to go on March 17, but Tang search from the center of the village was off 20 kilometres of road. 10 km was covered in snow. I recommend you to leave snowy or rainy weather. A section of the road.
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  • Crater Lake and playing great. path was not very well made, you can see how many — but perhaps that color green water Crater Lake in shades of blue is a place you need to see your family. get out of there and eat that lunch would be the tatvan restaurants or Doner Beesley some steps six, but make sure that you won't find anywhere else in this cuisine.
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  • It's hard to describe the emotions I've had when I got out the crater. First of all, I felt somewhere off-world. It was like I was on a separate planet from Earth. It's too hot, the same one as in the crater to be 3-4 different sized ice lake. In a bowl so it's very interesting the different features of the Lakes. The volcano's last eruption after the chunk of rock stacks and froze the time you can feel. In some places there are chimney steam. In addition to its natural beauty, the serenity with magnificent. indescribable.
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  • In the District of Tatvan Bitlis Turkey's second in the world, having the biggest Crater Lake Nemrut Crater Lake, untouched natural beauty waiting to be discovered. European Exclusive Destinations (EDEN) project "Excellence Award" field Nemrut Crater Lake, views of the course of insatiable every year hundreds of domestic and foreign tourists. Nimrod, with the width of about 10 km of one of the world's largest crater. Our country has the biggest Crater Lake property Lake Nemrut Crater Lake is the second largest in the world. Depth 100 meters but is the deepest point 155 meters have been identified by experts. Nimrod Lake located around the warm waters and hot springs are volcanic and tectonic activity.
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  • Very good.. Sky and trakinng. Nature wonders.. Van's hidden paradise. 2500 meter Crater Lake the way nature enthusiasts who want to see space falls between the valve be sure Van Bitlis way ... see ...
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  • * Have a great views. * great * views of Tatvan Summit There feels very different and awesome to enter the Lake. * There's a guard named his Feyzi is located close to tent camping. Someone who likes to help.
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  • A natural wonder Crater Lake. Driveway is very beautiful. It's a great Lake van on the gangplank. Bret is also very nice.
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  • You go the other way without stopping. The formation of a perfect nature. 25 minutes (by car) you climb to the top of the mountain meets an interesting landscape. Interesting in a lake and Lake such as Aquarium vegetation from land to small fishes. It would be better if in the spring.
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