Ge Lake

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Ge Lake
Coordinates 31°35′20″N 119°47′48″E / 31.58889°N 119.79667°E / 31.58889; 119.79667Coordinates: 31°35′20″N 119°47′48″E / 31.58889°N 119.79667°E / 31.58889; 119.79667
Lake type Fresh water lake
Basin countries China
Max. length 22.1 km (14 mi)
Max. width 9 km (6 mi)
Surface area 146.5 km2 (100 sq mi)
Average depth 1.19 m (4 ft)
Max. depth 1.9 m (6 ft)
Water volume 174×10^6 m3 (6.1×10^9 cu ft)
Surface elevation 3.24 m (11 ft)
Settlements YixingWujin District

Ge Lake (Chinese: 滆湖; pinyin: Gé Hú) is a freshwater lake in China, it is situated in south of Jiangsu Province, northwest of Lake Tai. The lake has a total area of about 146.5 square kilometers. The average depth is 1.19 m, the water storage capacity is about 1.74×108m3.[1]

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  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 286. ISBN 7-03-006706-1.