Lake Bolon

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Lake Bolon
Lake Bolon NASA.jpg
from space
Lake Bolon is located in Russia
Lake Bolon
Lake Bolon
Lake Bolon is located in Khabarovsk Krai
Lake Bolon
Lake Bolon
LocationKhabarovsk Krai, Russia
Coordinates49°48′00″N 136°22′00″E / 49.8°N 136.3666667°E / 49.8; 136.3666667Coordinates: 49°48′00″N 136°22′00″E / 49.8°N 136.3666667°E / 49.8; 136.3666667
Basin countriesRussia
Max. length70 km (43 mi)
Max. width20 km (12 mi)
Surface area338 km2 (131 sq mi)
Max. depth4 m (13 ft)
Official nameLake Bolon and the mouths of the Selgon and Simmi Rivers
Designated13 September 1994
Reference no.686[1]

Lake Bolon (Russian: Болонь) is a large freshwater lake in the Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. It has an area of 338 km²; it is 70 km long and 20 km wide, and has a maximum depth of about 4 m. It is located on the broad west-bank flood plain of the Amur River about 80 km south of Komsomolsk and drains into the Amur by a 9 km channel. Lake Bolon is an important stopping place for migratory birds. The south end of the lake is a nature preserve.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake Bolon and the mouths of the Selgon and Simmi Rivers". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ "22. Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands" Archived 2011-06-22 at the Wayback Machine. Wetlands International. Retrieved 25 January 2010.