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Karambar Lake

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One of the most beautiful, pristine and pure lakes of Pakistan at an elevation of 4272m. Karomber lake lies on the boundary of Broghil valley in Chitral and Ishkoman valley in Gilgit Baltistan.

Karambar Lake (Urduکرمبر جھیل‎), also known as Qurumbar Lake, is a high altitude lake located in a Ishkoman valley in Ghizer District of Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan. It is the 33rd highest lake in the world and one of the highest biologically active lakes on earth.

The approximate length of the lake is 3.9 kilometers (2.4 mi), width is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) and, average depth is 52 meters (171 ft). Karambar Lake is the deepest lake in the valley with a maximum and mean depth of 55m and 17.08m respectively and is spread over a surface area of 263.44 hectares (2,634,400 m2) and discharges into Karambar valley of Boroghil and then into Immit Ishkoman of District Ghizer. Water clarity level is 13.75 (Secchi Disc Reading), which is the highest value ever recorded in the literature of lakes in Pakistan.

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