Which is the Mystery Lake in India ? and What is the mystery behind it ?

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This is one of the most mysterious place in India. Can anyone give the answer about India’s Mystery Lake?

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Avijit Das 1 year 1 Answer 612 views Gold 0

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  1. Roopkund is the “Mystery Lake” in India. It situated at is a high altitude glacial lake in the Uttarakhand state of India. Roopkund is famous for the hundreds of human skeletons found at the edge of the lake. It is also known as “Skeleton Lake“.Researchers have concluded that the skeletons are the remains of people killed in a sudden, violent hailstorm in the 9th century.

    As per Wikipedia ” Roopkund (locally known as Mystery Lake, Skeletons Lake) is a high altitude glacial lake in the Uttarakhand state of India. It lies in the lap of Trishul massif and is famous for the hundreds of human skeletons found at the edge of the lake. The area is uninhabited, in the Himalayas at an altitude of 5,029 metres (16,499 feet). Surrounded by rock-strewn glaciers and snow-clad mountains, the lake is a popular trekking destination. A shallow lake, having a depth of about two metres, Roopkund has attracted attention because of the human skeletal remains that are visible at its bottom when the snow melts. Researchers have concluded that the skeletons are the remains of people killed in a sudden, violent hailstorm in the 9th century. Because of the human remains, the lake has been called Skeleton Lake in recent times.”

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