Lake St Clair (Tasmania)
|Lake St Clair|
|Lake type||fresh water|
|Max. length||15 km (9.3 mi)|
|Max. width||3 km (1.9 mi)|
|Surface area||45 km2 (17 sq mi)|
|Max. depth||160 m (520 ft)|
|Surface elevation||750 m (2,460 ft)|
Lake St Clair is a lake in the Central Highlands area of Tasmania, Australia. It forms part of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. It has an area of approx 45 km2 (17 sq mi), and a maximum depth of 160 m, making it Australia's deepest lake.
The Tasmanian Government has moved to allow development in national parks and conservations areas. An 'In principle' permit has been granted for the establishment of an 'eco-friendly' resort at Pumphouse Point at Lake St Clair. Construction began on the new development in 2014.
- "Tasmanian Environmental Law Tangles - Law Report - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Abc.net.au. 2004-06-15. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
- "Developer claims time is right for Pumphouse Point project - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Abc.net.au. 2008-02-04. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
- Hope, Emma (2017-07-06). "Work starts on Pumphouse Point wilderness retreat development". The Mercury.
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