Newly-discovered lake in Nepal likely to become world’s highest

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  1. A newly-discovered lake in Nepal called Kajin Sara lake is likely to set a new record of being the world’s highest lake.
  2. The Kajin Sara lake is located at Singarkharka area of Chame rural municipality in Manang district of Nepal.The lake was discovered about a few months ago by a team of mountaineers. 
  3. As per the measurement of the lake taken by the team,it is located at an altitude of 5,200 metres which is yet to be officially verified.It is estimated to be 1,500-metre-long and 600-metre-wide. 
  4. The lake would be the world’s highest lake if its altitude of 5000-plus metres is officially verified.Currently,Tilicho Lake holds the title of the world’s highest lake.It is situated at an altitude of 4,919 metres in Nepal.