Lake Kaindy

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Refimprove Template:Infobox lake Lake Kaindy (Template:Lang-kz), meaning the "birch tree lake"—is a Template:Convert lake in Kazakhstan that reaches depths near Template:Convert in some areas. It is located Template:Convert east-southeast of the city of Almaty and is Template:Convert above sea level.

The lake was created as the result of an enormous limestone landslide, triggered by the 1911 Kebin earthquake.[1] The track to Lake Kaindy has many scenic views to the Saty Gorge, the Chilik Valley, and the Kaindy Gorge. Dried-out trunks of submerged Picea schrenkiana trees rise above the surface.



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