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a city under oblast jurisdiction and the administrative center of Chebarkul’ Raion, Cheliabinsk Oblast, RSFSR; situated on the shore of Lake Chebarkul’. The city has a railroad station, 78 km southwest of Cheliabinsk. Industry includes metallurgy, machine repair, fish processing, and the production of clothing. Cherbarkul’ also has a confectionery factory and a poultry farm; and there are sanatoriums and houses of rest near the city.



a lake in Cheliabinsk Oblast, RSFSR. Lake Chebarkul’ occupies an area of 19.8 sq km. It is located on the eastern slopes of the Southern Urals, at an elevation of 320 m. The lake is fed by various sources, with snow predominating. The water level does not vary by more than 1.25 m; it reaches its height in June. The lake freezes over in the first half of November, and the ice breaks up in May. The Koelga River of the Ob’ basin flows out of Chebarkul’. The shores of the lake are picturesque and are the site of a number of sanatoriums and houses of rest. The city of Chebarkul’ is also situated on the lake.

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Divers were searching the Chelyabinsk region's frozen Lake Chebarkul for a fragment of the meteorite.
Yesterday, scientists recovered what could be the largest part of the meteor from Chebarkul Lake outside the city.
London, Feb 18 ( ANI ): Meteorite fragments have been discovered around a frozen lake near Chebarkul in Russia's Urals region, Russian scientists have revealed.
The meteor is believed to have landed in a lake near Chebarkul, a town in the Chelyabinsk region.
Sharygin said that they hoped to find out more once the main body of the meteorite is raised from Chebarkul Lake.
IMPACT CRATER A hole in the ice of Chebarkul Lake where a large meteor struck the lake near the Russian town of Chelyabinsk
Scientists at the Urals Federal University were the first to announce a significant find - 53 small, stony, black objects around Lake Chebarkul, near Chelyabinsk, which tests confirmed were small meteorites.
Some meteorite fragments fell in a reservoir outside the town of Chebarkul, the regional Interior Ministry office said.
The largest block is thought to have crashed through ice into a lake in Chebarkul, 50 miles from Chelyabinsk.
Speaking as he and Chinese President Hu Jintao wrapped up joint military exercises at Chebarkul in Russia's Ural Mountains, Putin said: "We have decided to renew flights of Russian strategic aviation on a permanent basis.
A team of scientists in Russia recovered the 570kg fragment of the famous Chelyabinsk meteorite from the bottom of Lake Chebarkul, in the Urals.