Junshan Lake

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Junshan Lake
Coordinates 28°34′N 116°19′E / 28.567°N 116.317°E / 28.567; 116.317Coordinates: 28°34′N 116°19′E / 28.567°N 116.317°E / 28.567; 116.317
Lake type Fresh water lake
Catchment area 615 km2 (237 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 25 km (16 mi)
Max. width 18.2 km (11 mi)
Surface area 192.5 km2 (100 sq mi)
Average depth 4 m (13 ft)
Max. depth 6.4 m (21 ft)
Water volume 766×10^6 m3 (27.1×10^9 cu ft)
Surface elevation 18 m (59 ft)

Junshan LakeChinese: 军山湖; pinyin: Jūnshān Hú)also known as "Sun Moon Lake" (Chinese: 日月湖; pinyin: Rìyuè Hú)in the ancient times, is a freshwater lake in China, it is located in Jinxian County of Jiangxi Province, situated in the south of Poyang Lake. The area of the watershed is 615 km 2, with an elevation of 18 m, its length makes 25 km and the greatest breadth from east to west is 18.2 km ( the average breadth makes 7.7 km ). The surface is equal to 192.5 km 2, and volume is about 7.66×108m3. The maximum depth of the Junshan Lake is 6.4 m, and the average - 4 m.[1] The lake is rich in fish and Crab.


  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 225. ISBN 7-03-006706-1.