Blogs Posts in Lakes / Dams / Barrages / Wetlands/ River category; 35 blog posts

Chitta Katha Lake, AJK

Chitta Katha Lake is an amazingly beautiful lake situated in Shounter Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It is at a height of 13,500 ft Chitta Katha is a local word meaning White Stream. This water stream comes from the nearby Hari Parba [...]

Posted On : Jun, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Indus Delta

Indus Delta

Indus Delta is a unique example of a natural wetland in the Arabian coastal bio-geographic region. It is the fifth largest delta in the world, formed under largely arid climatic conditions and characterized by high river disc [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Indus Dolphin Reserve

Indus Dolphin Reserve

Indus Dolphin is endangered specie listed in IUCN (International Conservation Union) Red List. Its reserve stretches a distance of 170 km, from the Sukkur Barrage upstream to the Guddu Barrage near Kashmore. &nb [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Drigh Lake, Larkana

Drigh Lake is located 18 km west of Larkana at location 27° 34 N, 068°06’E. It is a small, slightly brackish lake, with extensive marshes. The lake surface area is 164 hectare.    Drigh Lake is a wildlife san [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Hamal Lake, Larkana

Hamal Lake, Larkana

Hamal Lake is a fresh water lake located in Qamber Shahdadkot District of Sindh province. Its main source of water is from water streams of kirthar Hills.   The lake area is 1200 hectare. It is home to migratory birds [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Sukkur Barrage

Sukkur Barrage

Officially named the Lioyd Barrage but famous as Sukkur Barrage (built on river indus 5 km below sukkur gorge); it is the largest system of its kind in the world.   The Barrage was built during the British Raj from 1923 to 193 [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Kotri Barrage, Sindh

Kotri Barrage, Sindh

The Kotri Barage, Sindh also known as Ghulam Mohammad Barrage was built & opened in 1955. It is about 1.0 km long. The barrage has canals which provide cultivation water to vast tract of lands in Hyderabad Region.   The Ba [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 1

Kachura Lake, Skardu

Kachura Lake, Skardu

Kachura Lakes There are two Kachura Lakes around 18 kms before Skardu Lower Kachura and Upper Kachura. Upper Kachura is pure serene beauty, surrounded by snow capped mountains in winter The lake is famous for trout fishing & has [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Shangrila, Skardu

Shangrila, Skardu

There are two Kachura Lakes around 18 kms before Skardu Lower Kachura and Upper Kachura. The Lower one is more famous & better known as Shangrila Lake. Lower Kachura is home to the Shangrila Resort hotel complex built in a Chinese [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Phandar Lake, Gilgit

Phandar Lake, Gilgit

At location: 36°10'13"N 72°55'4"E Phandar Lake in Phandar Valley along Gilgit River is famous for its trout fishing. It stands beautiful form of nature where crystal green water, sand, green grass, straight tre [...]

Posted On : Jun, 03 2012 | Comments : 0

Satpara Lake, Skardu

Satpara Lake, Skardu

The Satpara Dam development project on the Satpara Lake was inaugurated in 2002 and expected to be completed soon. It is 7 km away from Skardu city and its altitude is 8,700 feet (2,700 m) moreover it will also pond the water about 90,000 [...]

Posted On : Jun, 02 2012 | Comments : 0

Lulusar Lake

Lulusar Lake

Lulusar Lake, at 3,410 m (11,190 ft), is the primary headwaters of the Kunhar River.It flows southwest through the entire length of Kaghan Valley and the Naran Valley, passing Jalkhand, Kaghan, Jared, Paras and Balakot until its confluenc [...]

Posted On : Apr, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

Lake Saiful Muluk - Naran

Lake Saiful Muluk - Naran

Lake Saiful Muluk is located at the northern end of the Kaghan Valley near Naran. It is in the north east of Mansehra District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. At an altitude of 3,224 m (10,578 feet) above sea level it is amo [...]

Posted On : Apr, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

Rawal Lake - Islamabad

Rawal Lake - Islamabad

Rawal Lake in Pakistan is an artificial reservoir that provides the water needs for the cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Korang River along with some other small streams coming from Margalla Hills have been set to form this artificial [...]

Posted On : Jan, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

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