Lago di Candia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lago di Candia
Riflesso montagne sul Lago di Candia.jpg
Location Province of Turin
Coordinates 45°20′N 7°53′E / 45.333°N 7.883°E / 45.333; 7.883Coordinates: 45°20′N 7°53′E / 45.333°N 7.883°E / 45.333; 7.883
Type Glacial
Primary inflows Underwater springs
Basin countries Italy
Surface area 1.52 km²
Average depth 4.7 m
Max. depth 7.7 m
Residence time 6 or 7 years
Shore length1 5.5 km
Surface elevation 226 m
Settlements Candia Canavese, Vische, and Mazzè
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

The Lago di Candia is a small, shallow Italian lake of glacial origin, located by the town of Candia Canavese in the Piedmontese province of Turin. The lake forms the centre of an evironmentally important wetland area which, as the Parco naturale del Lago di Candia, became a nature reserve in 1995.

References[edit]