Wabu Lake

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Wabu Lake
Coordinates 32°25′59″N 116°53′10″E / 32.43306°N 116.88611°E / 32.43306; 116.88611Coordinates: 32°25′59″N 116°53′10″E / 32.43306°N 116.88611°E / 32.43306; 116.88611
Lake type Fresh water lake
Catchment area 800 km2 (310 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 37.3 km (23 mi)
Max. width 11.56 km (7 mi)
Surface area 163 km2 (100 sq mi)
Average depth 2.42 m (8 ft)
Max. depth 4.15 m (14 ft)
Water volume 394×10^6 m3 (13.9×10^9 cu ft)
Surface elevation 19 m (62 ft)

Wabu Lake(Chinese: 瓦埠湖; pinyin: Wǎbù Hú) is a freshwater lake in China, it is located in center of Anhui Province, situated in the south bank of the middle reaches of Huai River. The area of the watershed is 800 km 2, with an elevation of 19 m, its length makes 37.3 km and the greatest breadth from east to west is 11.56 km ( the average breadth makes 4.37 km ). The surface is equal to 163 km 2, and volume is about 3.94×108m3. The maximum depth of the Wabu Lake is 4.15 m, and the average - 2.42 m.[1]


  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 242. ISBN 7-03-006706-1.