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Wednesday, 05 March 2014 08:11

Amirkelayeh Lake

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Wildlife Refuge. A deep, freshwater lake supporting extensive reedbeds and a rich floating and submerged vegetation. The lake is fed by springs and run-off, and at times of high water level drains into the Caspian Sea. The area is important for several species of wintering waterbirds, mostly Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans, etc.).
Past human activities have included intensive duck hunting, which is now banned.

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  • Location: 37.283N,50.2E
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