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Taupo

General Information

Description
Country New Zealand
Latitude -38° 48' 0" (-38.8000)
Longitude 175° 53' 0" (175.8833)

Physical Characteristics

Description Taupo's origins are tectonic and volcanic.
Surface Area 600.00 km2
Origin Tectonic

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations
Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

ILEC Database
Lake Taupo's Secrets Revealed

News

10/7/2004 - Maori Lay Claim Over Lake Airspace
11/18/2003 - $85 million proposal launched to protect Lake Taupo

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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