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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Hanna lake Pakistan

Posted by khubaib Abbasi On 10:47 AM No comments

Hanna lake is very beautiful lake in Pakistan. It is present near Quetta. Hanna Lake nestles in the hills ten kilometres (six miles) east of Quetta, a startling turquoise pool within bare brown surroundings. There is a lakeside restaurant with picnic tables shaded by pine trees. At one end, the irrigation dam rises out of the depths like battlements of a fort. It is very attractive for holidaymakers, and is crowded with hikers and campers in holidays. You can hire a boat and paddle on the lake and round the island in the middle. Hanna Lake  nestles in the foothills near Quetta city in Pakistan and is one of the main attractions in the city and a reservoir was Constructed by the British Empire. The lake is located a little short of the place where the URak Valley begins and is located about 14 km from Quetta. The beautiful Hanna Lake was built in the time of British Empire in 1894. A small action dam Surrpull (Red Bridge) was constructed on main URak road for converting of water into Hanna Lake coming from the Zarghoon Mountains range, of streams, snow melting and rains through main channel. There is also a water channel which was constructed the same time by the British to convert the snow and rain water near spin kaarez coming from Murdar Mountains to surrpull for filling of water in this lake. Hanna Lake was fully dried up between 1999 to January 2005 due to a very prolonged dry seasons & for repair work. Golden fish in the lake come swimming right up to the edge of the lake. There is a lakeside restaurant with picnic tables shaded by pine trees. At one end, the irrigation dam rises out of the depths like battlements of a fort. The HDWSA is providing rowing, canoeing, kayaking and sailing training center. Hanna Lake is very attractive for holidaymakers, and is crowded with hikers and campers in holidays. You can hire a boat and paddle on the lake and round the island in the middle. The HLDA / HDWSA and Merck has planted various trees for the beautification and protection of environment in Hanna Lake Mountains.

The turquoise waters of the lake provide a rich contrast to the sandy brown of the hills in the background. One can promenade on the terraces or hire a boat and paddle on the lake and round the island in the middle.










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