Gokcha

Gokcha,

lake: see SevanSevan
, lake, c.540 sq mi (1,400 sq km), NE Armenia, at an altitude of 6,280 ft (1,914 m); it is 324 ft (99 m) deep. The largest lake of the Caucasus, it is fed by some 30 streams, but the Razdan River is its only outlet. Lake Sevan is free of ice in winter.
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, lake, Armenia.
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Gokcha

 

(from a Turkic word meaning blue water), the former name of Lake Sevan in the Armenian SSR.

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