Zhari Namco

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Zhari Namco
Satellite Image of Zhari Namco.png
Satellite Image of Zhari Namco
Coordinates 30°55′N 85°38′E / 30.917°N 85.633°E / 30.917; 85.633Coordinates: 30°55′N 85°38′E / 30.917°N 85.633°E / 30.917; 85.633
Type Endorheic, Saline, Permanent, Natural
Primary inflows Cuoqin Zangbu, Dalong Zangbu
Catchment area 15,433.2 km2 (5,958.8 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 54.3 km (34 mi)
Max. width 26.2 km (16 mi)
Surface area 996.9 km2 (400 sq mi)
Shore length1 183 km (100 mi)
Surface elevation 4,613 m (15,135 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Zhari Namco or Zhari Nanmu or Lake Trari Nam (Tibetan: བཀྲ་རི་གནམ་མཚོWylie: bkra ri gnam mtsho, Chinese: 扎日南木错) is a salt lake in Tibet, it is bounded on the west by the Ngari Prefecture of Coqên County, and on the east by the Ngamring County of Shigatse Prefecture. Zhari Namco is 996.9 square kilometres (384.9 sq mi), with a drainage area of 15,433.2 square kilometres (5,958.8 sq mi), an elevation of 4,613 metres (15,135 ft), length 54.3 kilometres (33.7 mi) and mean width 18.36 kilometres (11.41 mi) (maximum width 26.2 kilometres [16.3 mi]).[1] It is located east of Coqên Town in southern Tibet.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 399. ISBN 7-03-006706-1. 
  2. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps.