A quarry lake is a lake that is formed after a quarry has been dug through a mining operation. During the mining process, water must be emptied. But after the mining operation has been abandoned, groundwater is allowed to seep in, and rainwater collects in the quarry.
The depth of a quarry lake is dependent upon rainfall in the region.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Quarry lakes.|
- Chang, Ni-Bin. Effects of Urbanization on Groundwater: An Engineering Case-Based Approach .... p. 33. Retrieved May 31, 2012.
- Chang, Ni-Bin. Effects of Urbanization on Groundwater: An Engineering Case-Based Approach .... p. 34. Retrieved May 31, 2012.
|This article about geography terminology is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|