Einfelder See

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Einfelder See
Einfelder See NSG.JPG
Nature reserve on the west side of the lake
Location Schleswig-Holstein
Coordinates 54°8′29″N 10°0′4″E / 54.14139°N 10.00111°E / 54.14139; 10.00111Coordinates: 54°8′29″N 10°0′4″E / 54.14139°N 10.00111°E / 54.14139; 10.00111
Primary inflows ditch from Dosenmoor
Primary outflows Aalbek (Stör)
Basin countries Germany
Max. length 3 km (1.9 mi)
Max. width 0.7 km (0.43 mi)
Surface area 1.78 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
Average depth 3.4 m (11 ft)
Max. depth 8.4 m (28 ft)
Shore length1 8.7 km (5.4 mi)
Surface elevation 26.79 m (87.9 ft)
Settlements Neumünster
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Einfelder See is a lake in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. At an elevation of 26.79 m, its surface area is 1.78 km². It is located in the northern suburb of Neumünster and in the Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde. The lake is located on a water divide of the rivers Stör and Eider. Most of the water originates from groundwater and precipitation, only a small portion reaches the lake from the adjacent Dosenmoor.

On the west side of the lake, the nature reserve Westufer Einfelder See is located. The east side offers beach regions, sunbathing areas and lake access for sailing and rowing boats.

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