Qilu Lake

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Qilu Lake
Tonghai County - Qilu Lake - P1360205.JPG
Coordinates24°9′N 102°47′E / 24.150°N 102.783°E / 24.150; 102.783Coordinates: 24°9′N 102°47′E / 24.150°N 102.783°E / 24.150; 102.783
Primary outflowsnone
Catchment area341 km2 (132 sq mi)
Basin countriesChina
Max. length10.4 km (6 mi)
Max. width4.4 km (3 mi)
Surface area36.86 km2 (0 sq mi)
Average depth4.03 m (13 ft)
Max. depth6.8 m (22 ft)
Water volume148.6×10^6 m3 (5.25×10^9 cu ft)
Surface elevation1,796.75 m (5,895 ft)
SettlementsTonghai County

Qilu Lake (Chinese: 杞麓湖; pinyin: Qǐlù Hú) is a plateau lake in Yunnan Province, in southwestern China. The lake has a total area of about 36.86 square kilometers. The average depth is 4.03 m, with an elevation of 1796.75 m. the water storage capacity is about 1.486×108m3.[1]


  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 381. ISBN 7-03-006706-1.