South Lake (Wuhan)

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South Lake
Wuhan South Lake in SCUEC.jpg
Location Wuchang, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Coordinates 30°29′16″N 114°21′38″E / 30.48778°N 114.36056°E / 30.48778; 114.36056Coordinates: 30°29′16″N 114°21′38″E / 30.48778°N 114.36056°E / 30.48778; 114.36056

South Lake (Chinese: 武汉南湖) is a subtropical shallow lake located in the southern suburbs of Wuchang, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. It has an average depth of 1.6 metres, lake bottom elevation 18 m, the width of the lake is about 15.4 km long, the length of the lake is about 5.4 km wide, area of 5km².

Water pollution[edit]

The area around the lake is densely populated. Since the 1980s, with the development of industry, and the dramatic increase in population, South Lake’s water quality has gradually deteriorated, and the eutrophication process has intensified.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 水利渔业 In 2007, volume III, 武汉南湖源生物的初步研究 呼光富, 刘红, 马徐发

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