Lake Inawashiro

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Lake Inawashiro
猪苗代湖
Lake Inawashiro 1.JPG
Location Fukushima Prefecture
Coordinates 37°28′29″N 140°05′37″E / 37.47472°N 140.09361°E / 37.47472; 140.09361Coordinates: 37°28′29″N 140°05′37″E / 37.47472°N 140.09361°E / 37.47472; 140.09361
Basin countries Japan
Surface area 103.3 km²
Water volume 5.40 km³
Surface elevation 514 m

Lake Inawashiro (猪苗代湖 Inawashiro-ko?) is the fourth-largest lake in Japan,[1] located in the middle of Fukushima Prefecture, south of Mount Bandai. It is also known as the 'Sky Mirror Lake' (天鏡湖 Tenkyōko?). In winter swans migrate to the beaches of the lake and stay there until spring.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Takeda T., page 174.

References[edit]

  • Takeda, Toru; Hishinuma, Tomio; Kamieda, Kinuyo; Dale, Leigh; Oguma, Chiyoichi (August 10, 1988), Hello! Fukushima - International Exchange Guide Book (1988 ed.), Fukushima City: Fukushima Mimpo Press