Lac Pavin

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Lac Pavin
Lac Pavin Vue géné.JPG
Location Puy-de-Dôme
Coordinates 45°29′45.05″N 2°53′16.52″E / 45.4958472°N 2.8879222°E / 45.4958472; 2.8879222Coordinates: 45°29′45.05″N 2°53′16.52″E / 45.4958472°N 2.8879222°E / 45.4958472; 2.8879222
Type crater lake, meromictic
Basin countries France
Surface area 44 ha (110 acres)
Max. depth 92 m (302 ft)
Surface elevation 1,197 m (3,927 ft)

Lac Pavin is a meromictic crater lake located in the Puy-de-Dôme department of France, between Besse-en-Chandesse and Super-Besse. It gives its name to a cheese: Pavin cheese.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Lac Pavin at Wikimedia Commons