Lake Colac

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Lake Colac
LakeColac2010.JPG
Lake Colac, in January 2010, with historically low water levels
Lake Colac is located in Victoria
Lake Colac
Lake Colac
Location in Victoria
Location Western District Lakes, Victoria
Coordinates 38°18′17″S 143°35′50″E / 38.30472°S 143.59722°E / -38.30472; 143.59722Coordinates: 38°18′17″S 143°35′50″E / 38.30472°S 143.59722°E / -38.30472; 143.59722[1]
Type Freshwater
Primary inflows Barongarook Creek
Basin countries Australia
Settlements Colac
A postcard showing Lake Colac with water

Lake Colac, a freshwater lake of the Western District Lakes, is located north of the Colac town centre in Victoria, Australia.

A yacht club and rowing club are located adjacent to the lake's shore. During the summer months, water skiers access to lake's facilities and many birds may be found of the lake's surface and in the area. The foreshore has a playground, boat ramp and the Colac Botanical Gardens. In January 2009, the lake dried up after years of drought, and the first time in 173 years.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake Colac". Vicnames. Government of Victoria. 2 May 1966. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Colac Fishing". Intown Geelong website. Retrieved 2009-07-20.