Lake Biograd

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Lake Biograd
BiogradskaGora.jpg
Location Kolašin, northern Montenegro
Coordinates 42°53′52″N 19°36′2″E / 42.89778°N 19.60056°E / 42.89778; 19.60056Coordinates: 42°53′52″N 19°36′2″E / 42.89778°N 19.60056°E / 42.89778; 19.60056
Type glacial lake
Primary inflows Biograd river
Primary outflows Jezerstica
Basin countries  Montenegro
Max. length 870 m
Max. width 261 m
Surface area 228,500 m²
Average depth 4.5 m
Max. depth 12.1 m
Surface elevation 1,094 m

Lake Biograd (Montenegrin: Biogradsko jezero, Биоградско језеро) is a lake in Kolašin municipality, in northern Montenegro. It is a glacial lake, located on the Bjelasica Mountain, within Biogradska Gora national park.

Geography[edit]

Lake Biograd is located in the heart of Biogradska Gora national park, on an altitude of 1,094 m. It is the biggest and most attractive lake of 7 glacial lakes scattered across the national park. It has an area of 228,500 m², and average depth of 4,5 m.

The maximum depth is 12,1 m. The lake is 870 m long and 261 m wide. It is filled by Biograd river, a permanent tributary, and few periodical streams. Its outflow is Jezerstica.