Lake Guthridge

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Lake Guthridge
Location Sale, Victoria
Coordinates 38°6′45″S 147°4′30″E / 38.11250°S 147.07500°E / -38.11250; 147.07500Coordinates: 38°6′45″S 147°4′30″E / 38.11250°S 147.07500°E / -38.11250; 147.07500
Type reservoir
Basin countries Australia
Max. length 850 m (2,790 ft)
Max. width 400 m (1,300 ft)
Surface area 0.25 km2 (0.097 sq mi)
Max. depth 2 m (6 ft 7 in)
Water volume 325 megalitres (263 acre·ft)

Lake Guthridge is a small artificial lake in Sale, Victoria, Australia, named after the first Sale mayor, Nehemiah Guthridge. The lake was originally a bog but Guthridge suggested converting it into a lake to supply the growing population. Its sister, Lake Guyatt acts as overflow.

Geological information[edit]

Length Max 850m Min 500m
Width Max 400m Min 150m
Depth 1-2m