Tuz Gölü

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Tuz Gölü

 

a closed salt lake in Turkey, on the Anatolian Plateau. Tuz Gölü is situated at an elevation of 899 m. In winter and spring its area varies from 1,600 to 2,500 sq km, and in summer it dries up and becomes covered with a crust of salt up to 2 m thick. The average depth is approximately 2 m. Salt, mostly NaCl, constitutes as much as 34 percent of the water’s volume; salt is mined near the east coast. The bottom of the lake is clayey. Near the southern and western shores there are salt marshes.

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7m) for the growth of the gas sector in Turkey and the loan would also fund the price overrun of the underground Tuz Golu gas storage facility.
8 mi)-long track, areas turn to salt slush after rain Tuz Golu more than 32 km (20 mi)-long track, thick but soft salt Verneukpan surface covered in vegetation and small stones Source: www.
All licences are located within the under-explored Tuz Golu Basin, south of Ankara.
Botas in early 2008 tendered a natural gas storage facility under Tuz Golu (Salt Lake) in central Anatolia, which is to be Turkey's largest gas storage centre.
The World Bank has approved a US $325 million loan for the development of Tuz Golu (Salt Lake) underground natural gas storage project in Turkey.
The additional loan would finance US$400 million of the cost overrun in the Tuz Golu gas storage facility.
Botas is to build another gas storage plant at Tuz Golu (Salt Lake) in central Anatolia.