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The tso moriri Lake,draining a catchment area of 120 km2 (46 sq mi) is enclosed by rolling hills of the Tibetan cold desert on the western side with steep hills and by the Pare Chu,which flows on the southern side.Another wetland,the Nuro Sumdo (with a catchment area of 20 km2 or 7.7 sq mi),lies between Tsomoriri in the north,and the Pare Chu in the south,a bog which drains into the Pare Chu.Several small mountain streams feed the Lake notably through pasture land at Peldo Le.The lake is fed by springs and snow melt and has a maximum depth of 40 m (130 ft). Aridity and cold desert conditions prevail in the lake region;with summer temperature varying from 0 ° to 30 °C (32 °-86 °F) and winter temperature recording −10 ° and −40 °C (14 ° to -40 °F).Geologically the lake is in Ordovician rock

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  • Copyright: dwaipayan das (adidas5nb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 498 W: 0 N: 971] (5743)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-09-28
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2015-01-25 3:59
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