Endorheic Lakes

Endorheic lakes are bodies of water that do not flow into the sea. Endorheic lakes are usually in the interior of a body mass, far from an ocean. Their watersheds are often confined by natural geologic land formations such as a mountain range, cutting off water egress to the ocean. (wiki)

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Connected Sites

Ichkeul National Park: Ichkeul sits in an endorheic basin
Mexico City and Xochimilco: Lake Xochimilco is an ancient endorheic lake (wiki)
Saryarka: Lake Tengiz
Tajik National Park: Lake Karakul


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