Dörgön Lake

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Dörgön Lake (Mongolian: Дөргөн нуур, Chinese: 德尔贡湖) is a saltwater lake in Khovd, Mongolia. It is a part of the Great Lakes Depression, being one of the remnants of a prehistoric lake. It has a salinity of 4%.

Dörgön Lake
Dörgön Nuur lake, West Mongolia, Khovd aimag, ovoo at the southern shore.JPG
Ovoo at the southern shore
Dörgön Lake is located in Mongolia
Dörgön Lake
Dörgön Lake
Dorgon Lake, Mongolia, Landsat.jpg
Landsat image
LocationKhovd Province
Coordinates47°42′N 93°25′E / 47.700°N 93.417°E / 47.700; 93.417
Primary inflowsKhar Lake, Khomyn Khooloi (Khomyn Canal)
Basin countriesMongolia
Max. width18 km (11 mi)
Surface area311 km2 (120 sq mi)
Average depth14.3 m (47 ft)
Water volume4,367 km3 (3.540×109 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation1,132 m (3,714 ft)