Dawa Lake

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Dawa Lake
Location Coqên County, Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Coordinates 31°14′40″N 84°57′15″E / 31.24444°N 84.95417°E / 31.24444; 84.95417Coordinates: 31°14′40″N 84°57′15″E / 31.24444°N 84.95417°E / 31.24444; 84.95417
Lake type Salt lake
Catchment area 2,419.6 km2 (930 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 16.5 km (10 mi)
Max. width 11.4 km (7 mi)
Surface area 114.4 km2 (0 sq mi)
Surface elevation 4,626 m (15,177 ft)
References [1]

Dawa (Tibetan: ཟླ་བ་མཚོWylie: zla ba mtsho; Chinese: 达瓦错; pinyin: Dáwă Cuò), or Dawacuo, is a lake in Coqên County in the Ngari Prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It is located several kilometres northwest of Coqên Town.[2] Daxiong is a village located beyond its northeastern bank. The name of lake means "Moon Lake" in Tibetan language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 415. ISBN 7-03-006706-1. 
  2. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps.