Cibi Lake

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Cibi Lake
Cibi Lake viewed form north shore.JPG
Cibi Lake viewed form north shore
Location Eryuan County, Yunnan Province, China
Coordinates 26°09′N 99°57′E / 26.150°N 99.950°E / 26.150; 99.950Coordinates: 26°09′N 99°57′E / 26.150°N 99.950°E / 26.150; 99.950
Primary inflows Fengyu River
Primary outflows Haiwei River
Basin countries China
Max. length 6.1 km (4 mi)
Max. width 2.5 km (2 mi)
Surface area 8.46 km2 (0 sq mi)
Average depth 11 m (36 ft)
Max. depth 32 m (105 ft)
Water volume 932 million cubic metres (32.9×10^9 cu ft)
Shore length1 17 km (11 mi)
Surface elevation 2,056.2 m (6,746 ft)
Settlements Cibihu Town
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Cibi Lake (Chinese: 茈碧湖; pinyin: Cíbì Hú) is a lake in Eryuan County, northwestern Yunnan Province, China. It lies about 73 km north of Dali City. It is fed by the Fengyu River and drains southward into the Erhai Lake via the Miju River (the upstream of it called Haiwei River).The lake is 6.1 km long and 0.75–2.5 km wide, with a 17 km shoreline.[1]

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  1. ^ Eryuan County Chronicle(《洱源县志》). Kunming: Yunnan People's Press. 1996. ISBN 7-222-02018-7.