Karakul is an endorheic lake (lacking a drainage outlet) so the water is brackish. The inland water flows into dry watersheds where it evaporates, leaving a high concentration of minerals and other inflow erosion products.
This year more the 25 girls, ages 8 to 11 will compete for the title of Little Miss Ocean City. This year the pageant theme will be Beauty and the Beast. We would like to wish all the best to the contestants! Good luck!