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Gaoyou

General Information

Description The third largest freshwater lake in Jiangsu and the sixth largest freshwater lake in China. The lake has over 60 varieties of plants and animals such as fish, shrimps, shellfish, water shield and reeds.
Country China
Latitude 32° 50' 0" (32.8333)
Longitude 119° 20' 0" (119.3333)

Physical Characteristics

Description
Surface Area 600.00 km2

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

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Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

Crop Explorer - Global Reservoir and Lake Elevation Monitoring
Crop Explorer - Lake Level Variations from TOPEX/POSEIDON and Jason-1 Altimetry for Gaoyou

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.

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