Salda Lake is a natural lake located in the province of Burdur in Türkiye and it stands out with many unique features. Some of its features are as follows:
Salda Lake is located inside a volcanic crater, making it a natural crater lake.
The water of the lake is quite clear and has shades of blue, which is why it is also called “Türkiye’s Maldives”.
The water of the lake has low mineralization and contains minerals such as magnesium, sodium, and calcium.
The lake is about 184 meters deep, making it one of the deepest lakes in Türkiye.
There are many microbialite formations in the waters of Salda Lake. These structures are similar to those found on Mars.
Some endemic species living in the lake can only be found in Salda Lake.
These features demonstrate the natural beauty of Salda Lake and its significant scientific and research importance.