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Hongtze (Hungtze, Hungtze-Hu)

General Information

Description Hongtze Lake is located on the Grand Canal north of Nanking, China.
Country China
Latitude 33° 18' 0" (33.3000)
Longitude -118° 41' 0" (-118.6833)

Physical Characteristics

Description
Surface Area 2,069.00 km2
Depth Mean depth: 1.4 m
Maximum depth: 5.5 m
Origin River
Type Fresh
Permanent
Natural

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
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Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
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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 Hongtze (Hungtze, Hungtze-Hu)
ILEC Database

Additional Data Sources

International Lake Environment Committee, the United Nations Environment Program and Environment Agency, Government of Japan. 1997. World Lakes Database.
Munawar, M. And R. Hecky. 2001. The Great Lakes of the World (GLOW) Food-web, Health & Integrity. Backhuys Publishers, The Netherlands.

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