Avrig Lake

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Lacul Avrig
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Avrig Lake
LocationFăgăraș Mountains
Coordinates45°34′42″N 24°28′55″E / 45.57833°N 24.48194°E / 45.57833; 24.48194Coordinates: 45°34′42″N 24°28′55″E / 45.57833°N 24.48194°E / 45.57833; 24.48194
Typeglacial
Basin countriesRomania
Max. length180 m (590 ft)
Max. width100 m (330 ft)
Surface area1.4 ha (3.5 acres)
Max. depth4.5 m (15 ft)
Surface elevation2,011 m (6,598 ft)

Avrig Lake (Romanian: Lacul Avrig) is a glacial lake situated in the Făgăraş Mountains of Romania, in the northeast corner of Vâlcea County. It is situated at an altitude of 2011 meters. The lake surface is about 1.47 ha and the deepest point reaches 4.5 m.

The lake has an approximately trapezoidal shape, with its length reaching around 180 m from east to west, and a maximum width of around 100 m from north to south.

It is the origin of the Avrig River.

From the tourist point of view, Avrig Lake is halfway between Suru Chalet and Negoiu Chalet.

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