Uchhali Lake

Uchhali (Urdu: اوچھالی‎) is a saltwater lake in Soan Sakaser Valley in the southern Salt Range area in Pakistan. This lake is formed due to the absence of drainage in the range.

Uchhali Lake
اوچھالی
Uchhali Lake is located in Soon Valley
LandsatLook image of Uchhali Lake
Uchhali Lake اوچھالی is located in Pakistan
Uchhali Lake اوچھالی
Uchhali Lake
اوچھالی
Uchaali Lake is in Soon Valley, Salt Range
Coordinates32°34′N 72°01′E / 32.56°N 72.02°E / 32.56; 72.02Coordinates: 32°34′N 72°01′E / 32.56°N 72.02°E / 32.56; 72.02
TypeSalt lake
Basin countriesPakistan
Surface area943 hectares (9.43 km2)[1]
Designated22 March 1996[2]

Sakaser, the highest mountain in the Salt Range at 1,522 metres (4,993 ft), looms over the lake.

Due to its saline water the lake is lifeless but offers picturesque scenery. Boats are available.

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  1. ^ "Management Plan Uchhali Wetlands Complex" (PDF). ramsar.org. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Ramsar List" (PDF). ramsar.org. Retrieved 27 July 2016.