Borovye Lakes

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Borovye Lakes

 

a group of saline lakes in Altai Krai, RSFSR, consisting of 94 bodies of water. The best known lakes are Malinovoe (11.4 sq km in area), Dlinnoe (5.34 sq km in area) and Vshivka (5.88 sq km in area). All of the lakes have internal drainage, and individual lakes are used for salt extraction. 13–1714–1]

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