Lake Salda Map And Location
Information About Lake Salda
Lake Salda is a light salty karst lake surrounded by forested hills, rocky terrains and small alluvial plains, 4 km from the town center in the Yeşilova district of Burdur. It is within the Lakes region. Its surface area is about 44 square kilometers. With up to 184 meters deep is the deepest lake in Turkey 3. Hydromanyesite mineral formed in the lake is one of the most beautiful and contemporary examples of 'biological mineralization'.
During the winter months, the important number of dowsing, patka and steep tail ducks allow Salda Lake to be located in the wetlands of international importance. Surrounded by larch forests and beaches are available. The lake was granted the status of a Natural Site in 1989.
In addition to the beautiful landscape formed by the cleanliness and turquoise color of the water, the small sandy beaches located on the southwest and southeast coasts allow the use of the area for the purposes of regressive purposes. Lake Salda is located about 60 km west of Burdur. Turkey's deepest, cleanest, best known as the lake has clear features. Its height above sea level is 1140 m. The presence of magnesium, soda and clay in the composition of the lake water causes beneficial results in the treatment of some skin diseases. According to experts, lake water is good for acne. The forest cover on the back of the lake is parthole, rabbit, fox, wild boar, and the lake is home to wild ducks. There are seven white islands that can be seen by the withdrawal of the waters in the lake. Yeşilova district in the east of the lake, Salda in the southwest, Doğanbaba in the northwest and Kayadibi villages in the northeast. For the last 20 years, there has been a withdrawal of 3-4 meters at the lake level. The withdrawal still continues.