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Lake Kezenoyam – the largest lake in the North Caucasus

Lake Kezenoyam is a lake located on the border of Vedensky district of Chechen Republic and Botlikhsky district of Dagestan Republic. This alpine lake, situated at an altitude of about 1,800 meters above sea level, is the largest and deepest lake in the North Caucasus.

The maximum depth of the lake is 74 meters, the length from north to south – 2 km, from west to east – 2.7 km, the maximum width – 735 meters.

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From Grozny city, you can reach the lake in about two hours. On the last part of the way (about 30 km), you will go on the beautiful unpaved mountain serpentine. Lake Kezenoyam on Google Maps. The photos were taken by Timur Agirov.

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