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Kyoga

General Information

Description
Country Uganda
Latitude 1° 28' 45" (1.4793)
Longitude 33° 0' 19" (33.0055)
State
River Basin Nile

Maps

 Uganda Lakes Locator Map

Physical Characteristics

Description
Surface Area 1,300.00 km2
Depth Mean depth: 6.0 m
Maximum depth: 8.0 m
Origin Tectonic
Type Fresh
Natural

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations
Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

ILEC Database
Integrated Lake Management

News

12/4/2002 - Uganda's Lake Kyoga rising dangerously
11/27/2001 - Poachers threaten Bill Storks in Lake Kyoga (Uganda)

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.
International Lake Environment Committee, the United Nations Environment Program and Environment Agency, Government of Japan. 1997. World Lakes Database.

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