Ngoring Lake

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ngoring Lake
Coordinates 34°54′N 97°42′E / 34.900°N 97.700°E / 34.900; 97.700Coordinates: 34°54′N 97°42′E / 34.900°N 97.700°E / 34.900; 97.700
Type Fresh water lake
Primary inflows Yellow River, Lena Qu
Primary outflows Yellow River
Catchment area 18,188 km2 (7,022 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 32.3 km (20 mi)
Max. width 31.6 km (20 mi)
Surface area 610.7 km2 (200 sq mi)
Average depth 17.6 m (58 ft)
Max. depth 30.7 m (101 ft)
Surface elevation 4,268 m (14,003 ft)
Official name Eling Lake
Designated 7 December 2004
Reference no. 1436[1]

Ngoring LakeTibetan: མཚོ་སྔོ་རིང་Wylie: mtsho sngo ring)or Ngoreng Lake (Tibetan: མཚོ་སྔོ་རེངསWylie: mtsho sngo rengs) or Eling Lake (Chinese: 鄂陵湖; pinyin: èlíng Hú) is a large freshwater lake in the Yellow River catchment, it is in the southeast of Qinghai Province.The name of lake means "Long Blue Lake" in Tibetan language. Ngoring Lake is 610.7 km 2, with a drainage area of 18,188 km 2, an elevation of 4268 m, length 32.3 km and mean width 18.9 km (max 31.6 m).[2]


  1. ^ "Eling Lake". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018. 
  2. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 477. ISBN 7-03-006706-1.