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Lake Big Toko and Ridge Tokinsky

Title: the Great Toko Lake (Monument of nature of regional destination of Khabarovsk territory)

Location: the lake is located on the territory Tokinsky tectonic depression. Situated in the Aldan highlands in the South-Eastern part of the Republic of Sakha, Neryungri and in the area at a distance of 450 km from Neryungri and 90 km from Khabarovsk Krai. Lake Big Toko is part of the river basin of Alhama.

Route description: lake Bolshoye Toko is situated on the territory Tokinsky tectonic depression. It is limited by the system konechnomernykh the ancient ice Kar shafts, which are a vivid example of vigorous activity late Quaternary glacier in the far East, which descended from the slopes of the Stanovoy range. Konechnomernykh the complex is located at 60-100 m above the lake level, and its width is 2-3 km. From the outside, there is a final discharge shaft, on which surface a great number of lakes with unusual shapes. They are surrounded by ridges up to 10-15 m.

The importance of the monument boundary destination: lake Bolshoye Toko has scientific value and is a valuable monument of times of glaciation. This unique lake. In its origin it belongs to the fault type. Its depth reaches 100 m. the Lake has a circular shape, slightly elongated in a northerly direction.

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