Ang Laren Lake

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Ang Laren Lake
Location Zhongba County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Coordinates 31°33′6″N 83°6′2″E / 31.55167°N 83.10056°E / 31.55167; 83.10056Coordinates: 31°33′6″N 83°6′2″E / 31.55167°N 83.10056°E / 31.55167; 83.10056
Type Salt lake
Catchment area 10.983 km2 (0 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 56.5 km (35 mi)
Max. width 17.9 km (11 mi)
Surface area 512.7 km2 (200 sq mi)
Surface elevation 4,715 m (15,469 ft)
References [1]

Ang Laren (Tibetan: ངང་ལྷ་རིང་མཚོWylie: ngang lha ring mtsho; Chinese: 昂拉仁错; pinyin: Áng Lārén Cuò), or Ang Larencuo, is a salt lake in Zhongba County in the Shigatse Prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It is located northwest of Renqingxiubu Lake and contains at least 4 islands, the largest of which is about 10 kilometres in length.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 402. ISBN 7-03-006706-1. 
  2. ^ Google Maps. Maps (Map).