Lake Tuendae

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Lake Tuendae
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Location Zzyzx
San Bernardino County, California
Coordinates 35°08′36″N 116°06′14″W / 35.1432°N 116.1040°W / 35.1432; -116.1040Coordinates: 35°08′36″N 116°06′14″W / 35.1432°N 116.1040°W / 35.1432; -116.1040
Type Artificial pond
Basin countries United States
Max. length 140 m (460 ft)
Max. width 40 m (130 ft)
Surface area 5,600 m2 (60,000 sq ft)
Shore length1 360 m (1,180 ft)
Surface elevation 289 m (948 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Tuendae is an artificial pond at the Desert Studies Center in Zzyzx, California. It is inhabited by introduced mudhens as well as the endangered Mohave tui chub.

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California Fan Palms reflected in Lake Tuendae. Photo courtesy Mike Baird.