Lake VanLake E 42.583, N 38.702
DescriptionLake Van is located on the eastern Anatolian high plateau in a tectonically active area between the Afro-Arabian and the Eurasian Plates in eastern Turkey.
Lake Van lies 1,649 metres above sea level and has a maximum depth of about 460 metres.
Core: 219 m; ~ 600,000 year old
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