|Primary inflows||Shaori, Sabadostskali, Rodionovskis Tskali, precipitation, underground springs|
|Primary outflows||Paravani river|
|Catchment area||234 km2 (90 sq mi)|
|Surface area||37.5 km2 (14.5 sq mi)|
|Average depth||2.2 m (7 ft 3 in)|
|Max. depth||3.3 m (11 ft)|
|Water volume||91 km3 (22 cu mi)|
|Surface elevation||2,073 m (6,801 ft)|
Geography and hydrography
Paravani Lake is located 2,073 m (6,801 ft) above sea level and has a surface area of 37.5 km2 (14.5 sq mi) and a drainage basin of 234 km2 (90 sq mi). Its maximum and average depths are 3.3 m (11 ft) and 2.2 m (7 ft 3 in) respectively. The volume of the lake is 91,000,000 m3 (3.2×109 cu ft). The water level is low during October and November and is high during May and June. The lake is frozen during wintertime and the thickness of the ice ranges from 47 to 73 cm (19 to 29 in).
Notes and references
- Apkhazava, I. Ed. Georgian Encyclopedia. Vol. X. Tbilisi, Georgia: 1985.
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