Đeravica Lake

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Gjeravica Lake
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Gjeravica lake
Location Kosovo
Coordinates 42°31′51″N 20°08′06″E / 42.5308°N 20.1351°E / 42.5308; 20.1351Coordinates: 42°31′51″N 20°08′06″E / 42.5308°N 20.1351°E / 42.5308; 20.1351
Primary outflows Erenik
Basin countries Kosovo
Max. length 240 m (787 ft)
Max. width 120 m (394 ft)
Surface area 0.02(2 ha)
Average depth 3.8 m (12 ft)
Surface elevation 2,200 m (7,200 ft)

Đeravica Lake or Gjeravica Lake (Albanian: Liqeni i Gjeravicës; Serbian: Језеро Ђеравица) is a mountain lake in Kosovo located just under the summit of Gjeravica. The lake is about 2,200 m (7,218 ft) above sea level. It is shaped like a tooth and is the origin of the Erenik river which flows down to the Metohija region of western Kosovo. The maximum length of this lake is 240 m (787 ft) and the width is 120 m (394 ft). The lake is known for is its many salamanders, which feast on flying insects. The lake has a maximum depth of 3.8 m (12 ft). The Lake contains many fish. It has an area of 2 hectares.