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Broghil Valley National Park

Baroghil Valley
بروغل
Entrance of Baroghil National Park
Location Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Area 124,964 ha (308,790 acres)

Broghil Valley (بروغل) is a valley and national park located in Chitral District, of Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is located close to the Afghan-Pakistan border.

Location

Broghil valley is located at a distance of 250 km from main Chitral town and is the northern most valley of Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Geography

The area is mostly mountainous tracts. Elevations range from 3,280m at Kishmanjah village to 4,304m at Karamber Lake in northeast. The terrain is undulating, with steep mountains, wide stretch grassy plains and narrow valleys. The total area of peatlands and lakes is almost 3,400 ha.[1]

Karambar (Qurumber) Lake in Baroghil Valley of Khyber Pakhtonkhwa province, Pakistan's 2nd highest lake which is famous for its pristine water. Water clarity level is 13.75 (Secchi Disc Reading), which is highest value ever recorded in the literature of lakes in Pakistan.
Darkot Pass, Northern Areas of Pakistan

See also

References

  1. ^ Hydrological assessment of significant lakes in Broghil and Qurumbar Valleys, Northern Alpine Wetlands Complex.

External links

http://pakistanwetlands.org/record/14.pdf

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