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Roopkund

Coordinates: 30°15′44″N 79°43′54″E / 30.26222°N 79.73167°E / 30.26222; 79.73167
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Roopkund
  • Mystery Lake
  • Skeleton Lake
Lake in August 2014
Roopkund is located in Uttarakhand
Roopkund
Roopkund
Roopkund is located in India
Roopkund
Roopkund
LocationChamoli, Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates30°15′44″N 79°43′54″E / 30.26222°N 79.73167°E / 30.26222; 79.73167
Average depth2 metres (6 ft 7 in)
Surface elevation6,800 metres (22,300 ft)

Roopkund (also known as "Mystery Lake" and "Skeletons Lake") is a remote lake in the Indian Himalayas. It is located 57 kilometres (35 mi) away from Karnaprayag, Uttarakhand, India.[1][2][3]

References

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  1. Romey, Kristin (20 August 2019). "DNA study deepens mystery of lake full of skeletons". National Geographic. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  2. "How to reach Roopkund". Uttarakhand Tourism. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  3. "Skeleton Lake of Roopkund, India". Atlas Obscura. Retrieved 22 August 2019.