WETLANDS OF INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE GANGA LAKE

Posted on 19 January 2022

Ganga Lake and small lakes in its vicinity are the saline lakes in the steppe formed in depressed areas and surrounded by sand dunes. Geographically, the lakes are located at a transition zone between Steppe and Gobi regions.
Ganga Lake and its surrounding wetlands provide an important nesting, stopover and resting sites for numerous migratory (threatened) bird species met five (I, II, III, IV, VI) out of nine criteria for designation and inclusion of areas in the Ramsar Convention List. Therefore, Ganga Lake and its surrounding wetlands were officially listed as the Ramsar site on March 22, 2004.
Ganga Lake and small lakes in its vicinity are the saline lakes in the steppe formed in depressed areas and surrounded by sand dunes.
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