The lake Arakul is located in the territory of Chelyabinsk region (Russia). In translation from Bashkir it means "the lake between mountains". The area of the lake makes is 3 km ², the maximum depth is 12 m. There is a lot of fish in the lake and it is a real paradise for fishermen. The lake is famous for its clear water and beautiful views, that attracts vacationers from other regions and countries. In 1969 the lake Arakul was declared a natural monument.