Photographer's Note

Lake Sevan (Armenian: Սևանա լիճ Sevana lič) is the largest lake in Armenia and the Caucasus region. It is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in the world.
Lake Sevan is situated in the central part of the Republic of Armenia, in the Gegharkunik Province, at the altitude of 1,900 m (6,200 ft) above sea level. The total surface area of its basin is about 5,000 km2 (1,900 sq mi), the lake itself is 940 km2, and the volume is 34.0 billion m3. It is fed by 28 rivers and streams. Only 10% of the outgoing water is drained by the Hrazdan (Razdan) river, while the remaining 90% evaporates.

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  • Copyright: Kristine Soghomonyan (kristinesogh) (6)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-10-18
  • Categories: Naturaleza
  • Exposición: f/10.0, 1/250 segundos
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  • Versión de la foto: Versión original
  • Date Submitted: 2014-10-31 0:56
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