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Lake Issyk, Kazakhstan
22-SEP-2006 William Sokolenko

Lake Issyk, Kazakhstan

The Issyk Gorge contains the lovely Lake Issyk (1.760m). In 1963 powerful torrents
of melt water from the glacier area poured into the upper reaches of the Issyk river.
The gigantic waves destroyed the natural dam and the lake was washed away within
hours. Even now it has only been partly restored.

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Guest 15-May-2007 22:53
Beautiful scenery! The tranquility of the water and the sharp mountains give a great balance to the composition.
Tim van Woensel10-May-2007 15:48
The beauty of this location is surreal. Wow.
Joy Miller20-Nov-2006 21:18
Beautiful color in the water.
zyziza31-Oct-2006 20:37
Stunning place !!! V
Jola Dziubinska03-Oct-2006 15:31
Lovely view.