Taruo Lake

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Taruo Lake
Location Zhongba County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Coordinates 31°8′N 84°7′E / 31.133°N 84.117°E / 31.133; 84.117Coordinates: 31°8′N 84°7′E / 31.133°N 84.117°E / 31.133; 84.117
Catchment area 6,929.4 km2 (2,700 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 38.1 km (24 mi)
Max. width 17.2 km (11 mi)
Surface area 486.6 km2 (200 sq mi)
Surface elevation 4,566 m (14,980 ft)
References [1]

Taruo Lake or Taruocuo (Chinese: 塔若错; pinyin: Tǎruò Cuò), also known as Taro Tso (Tibetan: ཐ་རོ་མཚོ་Wylie: tha ro mtsho, ZYPY: Taro Tso) is a lake in Zhongba County in the Shigatse Prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It is located about 70 kilometres west of Coqên Town.[2] It is 38.1 km long and 17.2 km wide and has an area of 486.6 square km.[1]


  1. ^ a b Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 409. ISBN 7-03-006706-1. 
  2. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps.