Lake Bolon

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Lake Bolon
Lake Bolon NASA.jpg
from space
Location Khabarovsk Krai, Russia
Coordinates 49°48′00″N 136°22′00″E / 49.8°N 136.3666667°E / 49.8; 136.3666667Coordinates: 49°48′00″N 136°22′00″E / 49.8°N 136.3666667°E / 49.8; 136.3666667
Basin countries Russia
Max. length 70 km
Max. width 20 km
Surface area 338 km²
Max. depth 4 m

Lake Bolon (Russian: Болонь) is a large freshwater lake in the Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. It has an area of 338 km²; it is 70 km long and 20 km wide, and has a maximum depth of about 4 m. It is located on the broad west-bank flood plain of the Amur River about 80 km south of Komsomolsk and drains into the Amur by a 9 km channel. Lake Bolon is an important stopping place for migratory birds. The south end of the lake is a nature preserve.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "22. Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands". Wetlands International. Retrieved 25 January 2010.