||Near the center of this scene is the mountain lake Kara-Kul, located in eastern
Tajikistan, high in the Pamir Mountain Range near the Chinese border. The 25-kilometer (16-mile) diameter
lake sits at an elevation of 6,000 meters (20,000 feet) above sea level. Kara-Kul was formed from a meteorite
impact approximately 25 million years ago,....