Tangra Yumco

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Tangra Yumco
Satellite Image of Tangra Yumco.png
Satellite Image of Tangra Yumco
Coordinates 31°00′N 86°34′E / 31.000°N 86.567°E / 31.000; 86.567Coordinates: 31°00′N 86°34′E / 31.000°N 86.567°E / 31.000; 86.567
Type Endorheic, Saline, Permanent, Natural
Primary inflows Daguo Zangbu, Buzhai Zangbu
Catchment area 8,219.7 km2 (3,173.6 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 71.7 km (45 mi)
Max. width 19.4 km (12 mi)
Surface area 835.8 km2 (300 sq mi)
Surface elevation 4,528 m (14,856 ft)

Tangra YumcoTibetan: དྭངས་རྭ་གཡུ་མཚོWylie: dwangs rwa g.yu mtshoChinese: 当惹雍错) is a lake in Tibet, it is in the southwest of Nyima County.Tangra Yumco is 835.8 km 2, with a drainage area of 8219.7 km 2, an elevation of 4528 m, length 71.7 km and mean width 11.65 km (max 19.4 m).[1] It is the holy lake of the Bön believers.

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  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 400. ISBN 7-03-006706-1.