Senchal Lake

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Senchal Lake
Location Darjeeling
Coordinates 26°59′38″N 88°15′55″E / 26.9938°N 88.2652°E / 26.9938; 88.2652Coordinates: 26°59′38″N 88°15′55″E / 26.9938°N 88.2652°E / 26.9938; 88.2652
Type Reservoir
Basin countries India
Surface elevation 8,160 ft (2,490 m)

Senchal lake, located 10 km to the south-east of Darjeeling, is the main reservoir of potable water for the town of Darjeeling, India. The lake is located at an altitude of 8,160 ft (2,487 m) atop a hill. The hill also has one of the highest golf courses in the world. Senchal is a favourite picnic spot. A tourist lodge at Senchal provides accommodation to tourists.[1] This lake is a part of the Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary.


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Senchal Lake on Wikimapia