Satpara Lake, Skardu

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Satpara Lake is a natural lake near Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, which supplies water to Skardu Valley. It is fed by the Satpara Stream.
Satpara Lake is situated at an elevation of 2,636 meters above sea level and is spread over an area of 2.5 km².
The completion of Satpara Dam downstream of the lake has enlarged the size of Satpara Lake.
The melting ice of the Deosai plains are main source of water for the lake. The lake is centered with an area of 2.5 km with airy-tale picturesque island.
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  • Beautiful mountain setting on the deosai Plain trail but the work and development at the exit of the lake to supply water to the small power plant is indeed lacking in charm.
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  • Sadpara aka Satpara Lake used to be a lake and a key source of water supply for Skardu city but now a Dam has been constructed on it . Still its very scenic . And if you are going just to see it then ...  more »
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