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The Bosten Lake

  Called “the Western Sea” in ancient times, the Bosten Lake is Located in the southeast part of the north of Korla City, and is under the jurisdiction of Bohu County. As a biggest freshlake in Xinjiang, it covers an area of 988 square kilometers, with an elevation of 1048 meters, and has a storage capacity of over 80 hundreds of million cubic meters. This lake is the home of the Kaidu River and source of the Konqi River. It is rich in aquatic resources. A great variety of fish, such as flat mouth fish, Tarim split belly fish, crucian, mussel and shrimp, etc. live in its water. Now the Bosten Lake is developed into an important aquatic products base and a scenic spot for visit. 
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