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Overlooking Lake Saroma (June 2007)
|Location||Abashiri, Hokkaidō, Japan|
|Catchment area||618 km2 (239 sq mi)|
|Surface area||150 km2 (37,000 acres)|
|Average depth||8.7 m (29 ft)|
|Max. depth||19.5 m (64 ft)|
|Water volume||1.3 km3 (0.31 cu mi)|
|Shore length1||82.4 km (51.2 mi)|
|Surface elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Frozen||December to March|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Lake Saroma (さろま湖 Saroma-ko?) also Saroma Lagoon is a body of brackish water in Saroma, Kitami, and Yūbetsu Hokkaidō, Japan. It is located in Abashiri Quasi-National Park. By area, the lake is the third largest in Japan and the largest in Hokkaidō.
- SAROMA-KO, World Lakes Database, International Lake Environment Committee.