Seeon Lakes

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Seeon Lakes
Aerials Bavaria 16.06.2006 11-36-04.jpg
Seeon Abbey on an island in the Klostersee (l.tr.: Abbey Lake)
Location Bavaria, Germany
Coordinates 47°58′30″N 12°27′00″E / 47.97500°N 12.45000°E / 47.97500; 12.45000Coordinates: 47°58′30″N 12°27′00″E / 47.97500°N 12.45000°E / 47.97500; 12.45000
Type Glacial lake
Primary outflows Alz
Settlements Seeon-Seebruck, Obing

Seeon Lakes (German: Seeoner Seen) is a small group of kettle lakes in Bavaria, Germany.[1] It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of Lake Chiemsee in the district of Traunstein. The lakes are protected as the nature reserve (German: Naturschutzgebiet) Seeoner Seen.[2] On the main lake Seeoner See is a field station for limnological research from the University of Munich, Faculty of Biology.[3][4]

Seeleiten-, Mitter- and Jägersee (top to bottom)

Lakes[edit]

  1. Klostersee (Seeoner See) 47 ha (120 acres)[5]
  2. Griessee 9.21 ha (22.8 acres)
  3. Brunnensee 5.88 ha (14.5 acres) (deapest lake 18.6 m (61 ft))
  4. Seeleitensee 8.28 ha (20.5 acres)
  5. Mittersee (Esterpointersee) 0.78 ha (1.9 acres)
  6. Jägersee 2.21 ha (5.5 acres)
  7. Bansee 3.30 ha (8.2 acres)

References[edit]

  1. ^ eiszeitseen.de PDF
  2. ^ "Naturschutzgebiet seit 1985 (Landkreis Traunstein)" (in German). Landkreise Rosenheim und Traunstein. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 
  3. ^ "Limnological field station Seeon". aquatic-ecology.bio.lmu.de. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 
  4. ^ "Impacts and dynamics of nitrogen supply in lake ecosystems". aquatic-ecology.bio.lmu.de. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 
  5. ^ "Office for Water management, Seeoner See". Wwa-ts.bayern.de. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 

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