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Ranau

General Information

Description Ranau is found in Sumatra.
Country Indonesia
Latitude -4° 53' 24" (-4.8900)
Longitude 103° 56' 24" (103.9400)
State

Physical Characteristics

Description An example of a crater lake on the Island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
Surface Area 128.20 km2
Depth Maximum depth: 229.0 m
Origin Volcanic
Type Fresh
Permanent
Natural
Catchment Catchment size: 0.50 km2
Catchment/surface area ratio: 0:1

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LakeNet Programs

Indonesian Lakes Forum Meetings

Additional Data Sources

Birkett, C., and I. Mason. 1995. A new global lakes database for remote sensing programme studying climatically sensitive large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 21 (3) 307-318.
Lehner, B. and Doll, P. (2004): Development and validation of a global database of lakes, reservoirs and wetlands. Journal of Hydrology 296/1-4: 1-22.
Wetzel, R.G. and B. Gopal. 1999. Limnology in Developing Countries. Volume 2. International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology.

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