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A 10 km wide volcanic crater situated west of Lake Van (site 096). Three crater lakes are surrounded by low scrub; the cliffs of the crater walls reach 690 m above the crater floor. Nemrut lake (1,250 ha; 150 m deep) is largely unvegetated, is fed by springs and snowmelt, and freezes in winter. Ilýca lake (30 ha; 8 m deep) is fed by hot springs and supports reedbeds (Phragmites). Domestic stock graze the flatter parts of the crater.
Gyps fulvus also breeds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nemrut Volcano. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/02/2023.