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Inder solt lake (Inderbor) in Atyrau region, Kazakhstan.


Travel to Inder Lake in the Atyrau region.

Inder lake location - 198 kilometers from Atyrau towards Uralsk, there is a huge salt lake. The place is awesome. Also not far away are many quarries with pure salt water, where the depth is already several meters.

Information Inder lake.

Indre (also Inder Lake; (Tuzdykol) is a rather large self-settling, drainless, salt lake in the northern part of the Atyrau region of Kazakhstan, located in the northern part of the Caspian Lowland, 10 km east of the Ural River, 5 km from the southern border of West Kazakhstan 150 km north of the coast of the Caspian Sea.

How to get to Inder lake.

The northern and northeastern shores of the lake border the Inder Mountains. The mirror area is about 110 km². The shape of the lake is round, slightly elongated from the northwest to the southeast. The diameter of the lake is from 10 to 13.5 km. Re and they don’t enter the lake, the food is mostly underground: salt springs, which are many offshore; also melt and rain water in the spring. Lake waters contain high-quality salts such as potassium, bromine and boron. Salt is being mined. The thickness of the salt layer in some places reaches 10-15 m. Back in the 19th century, Russian geologists showed increased interest in exploring the lake and its environs. The closest settlement to the lake is the urban-type village Inderborsky, the center of the Inder district of Atyrau region, located 10 km to the north-west.

Healing Inder lake.

The healing properties of the water and mud of Tuzdykol have been known since ancient times. According to old men, people came here from far away in search of healing. The human stream has not dried up in our days, but the natural reservoir with unique healing properties is still not fully developed. In order to study the healing properties of Tuzdykol mud in 1979, samples were sent to the Institute of Balneology in Mineralnye Vody, and in 1980 an official reply came from there that “the mud is rich in enzymes and vitamins”.

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