Lake Ermistu

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Lake Ermistu
Ermistu järv
Ermistu järv.JPG
A watch tower on the shore of Lake Ermistu.
Location Ermistu, Tõstamaa Parish, Pärnu County, Estonia
Coordinates 58°22′N 23°58.5′E / 58.367°N 23.9750°E / 58.367; 23.9750Coordinates: 58°22′N 23°58.5′E / 58.367°N 23.9750°E / 58.367; 23.9750
Lake type Eutrophic
Primary outflows Tõstamaa River
Catchment area 32.3 km2 (12.5 sq mi; 8,000 acres)
Basin countries Estonia
Max. length 4,070 m (13,350 ft)
Max. width 1,750 m (5,740 ft)
Surface area 449.5 ha (1,111 acres)
Average depth 1.3 m (4.3 ft)
Max. depth 2.9 m (9.5 ft)
Shore length1 19.545 km (12.1 mi)
Islands 14
References [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Ermistu (Estonian: Ermistu järv; also known as Lake Tõstamaa) is a 449.5 ha (1,111 acres)[1] lake in southwestern Estonia. Administratively it belongs to the Ermistu village in Tõstamaa Parish, Pärnu County.

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  1. ^ a b "Ermistu järv" (in Estonian). EELIS – Estonian Nature Infosystem. Retrieved 20 May 2011.