"The Meteorite Lake"

A Village in Maharashtra, India

Interest Measure for Lonar

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Lonar from sea level:  1951 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  19.9829324°N, 76.5169241°E
Ecosystem:  Plain , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Lonar

Food Type Available:  Indian, Marathi 
Regional Language:  Marathi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

Why travel Lonar?

Lonar is a World famous place for the Salt water lake of size of 1.8 km diameter, created by the impact of meteor some 50000 years ago. Lonar town gets its name from this lake. The Lonar crater is the world's only salt water lake in basaltic rock, believed to have been caused by a meteorite hitting Earth around 52,000 years ago. It is surrounded by forests with a large variety of birds, particularly peacocks, owls, red-wattled lapwings and ducks. The Daitya Sudan temple is carved in a style similar to Khajurao temples. It has an idol that is composed of a stone-like ore with a high metal content.
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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 23, 2016