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Hongze Lake
Hongze Lake (Chinese: 洪澤湖; pinyin: Hóngzé Hú) is in Jiangsu Province, China
China
and is encompassed by the prefecture-level cities Suqian
Suqian
( Sihong County
Sihong County
and Siyang County) and Huai'an
Huai'an
( Xuyi County
Xuyi County
and Hongze County). Lake Hongze is the fourth largest freshwater lake in China. Lake Hongze has quadrupled in size since the 12th century.[citation needed] A particularly large change happened in 1680, when the Yellow River changed its course and merged with the Huai River. Heavy sediment from the Yellow River
Yellow River
blocked the Huai River; the diverted water created Hongze Lake as we know it today. The city of Sizhou was completely submerged, as was the nearby Ming Ancestors Mausoleum. The latter was rediscovered only in the 1960s.[1] References[edit]^ Eric N
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Freshwater
Fresh water
Fresh water
(or freshwater) is naturally occurring water on Earth's surface in ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers and streams, and underground as groundwater. Fresh water is generally characterized by having low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids. The term specifically excludes seawater and brackish water although it does include mineral-rich waters such as chalybeate springs. Fresh water
Fresh water
is not the same as potable water (or drinking water): Much of the earth's surface fresh water and groundwater is unsuitable for drinking without some form of treatment
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Erhai Lake
Erhai or Er Lake
Lake
(Chinese: 洱海; pinyin: Ěrhǎi; literally: "Ear Sea"), is an alpine fault lake in Yunnan
Yunnan
province, China. Its name means "Ear-shaped Sea", due to its shape as seen by locals and travellers. Erhai was also known as Yeyuze or Kunming Lake
Kunming Lake
in ancient times.Contents1 Geography 2 Attractions 3 Biodiversity 4 External link 5 ReferencesGeography[edit]A cormorant fisherwoman returning to shore on Erhai LakeErhai is situated at 1,972 metres (6,470 ft) above sea level. In size, the North-South length of the lake is 40 kilometres (25 mi) and the East-West width is roughly 7–8 kilometres (4.3–5.0 mi). Its area is 250 square kilometres (97 sq mi), making it the second largest highland lake of China, after Dianchi Lake
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Fuxian Lake
Fuxian Lake
Lake
(Chinese: 抚仙湖; pinyin: Fǔxiān Hú) stretches out through Chengjiang, Jiangchuan and Huaning Counties in Yunnan Province, spanning an area of 212 square kilometers. The lake is ranked third-largest in Yunnan, after Dian Lake
Dian Lake
and Erhai Lake. Also the deepest lake in Yunnan, it is 155 meters deep at its greatest depth
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Junshan Lake
Junshan Lake(Chinese: 军山湖; pinyin: Jūnshān Hú)also known as "Sun Moon Lake" (Chinese: 日月湖; pinyin: Rìyuè Hú)during ancient times, is a freshwater lake in China. It is located in Jinxian County of Jiangxi Province, situated to the south of Poyang Lake. The drainage basin has an area of 615 km2, with an elevation of 18 m, a length of 25 km and a greatest breadth from east to west of 18.2 km (the average breadth is only 7.7 km). The lake has a surface area of 192.5 km2, and volume is about 7.66×108m3. The maximum depth of the Junshan Lake is 6.4 m, though the average is 4 m.[1] The lake is rich in fish and crab. Notes[edit]^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 225
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Lake Khanka
Lake Khanka
Lake Khanka
(Russian: о́зеро Ха́нка) or Lake Xingkai (simplified Chinese: 兴凯湖; traditional Chinese: 興凱湖; pinyin: Xīngkǎi Hú), is a freshwater lake on the border between Primorsky Krai, Russia
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Hulun Lake
Hulun Lake
Hulun Lake
(simplified Chinese: 呼伦湖; traditional Chinese: 呼倫湖; pinyin: Hūlún Hú; Mongolian: hölön nuur Хөлөн нуур, lit. foot lake) or Dalai Lake (Mongolian: Dalai nuur Далай нуур, lit. ocean lake), is a large lake in the Inner Mongolia region of northern China.Contents1 Geography 2 Economy 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksGeography[edit] It is one of the five largest freshwater lakes in all of China, covering approximately 2,339 km². The lake is not far from Manzhouli, which is on a major passenger rail-line. Although there are several villages nearby, and Manzhouli is the nearest city of notable size.Amur BasinIn years with high precipitation, the normally exit−less endorheic lake may overflow at its northern shore, and the water will meet the Argun River (Ergune) after about 30 kilometres (19 mi)
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Nansi Lake
Nansi Lake
Lake
(Chinese: 南四湖; pinyin: Nánsì Hú; literally: "Southern Four Lakes"), or Weishan Lake, administrated by Weishan County and located in Shandong Province
Shandong Province
in China, is the largest freshwater lake in the north of the country. It consists of four connected lakes: Weishan (Chinese: 微山湖; pinyin: Wēishān Hú), Zhaoyang (Chinese: 昭阳湖; pinyin: Zhāoyáng Hú), Nanyang (Chinese: 南阳湖; pinyin: Nányáng Hú), Dushan (Chinese: 独山湖; pinyin: Dúshān Hú)
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Bosten Lake
Bosten Lake
Bosten Lake
(Chinese: 博斯騰湖; pinyin: Bósīténg Hú, Uyghur: باغراش كۆلى / Бағраш Көли / Baghrash Köli / Baƣrax Kɵli, Chagatai: Bostang) is a freshwater lake on the northeastern rim of the Tarim Basin, about 20 km (12 mi) east of Yanqi and 57 km (35 mi) northeast of Korla, Xinjiang, China
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Ngoring Lake
Ngoring Lake(Tibetan: མཚོ་སྔོ་རིང་, Wylie: mtsho sngo ring)or Ngoreng Lake (Tibetan: མཚོ་སྔོ་རེངས, Wylie: mtsho sngo rengs) or Eling Lake (Chinese: 鄂陵湖; pinyin: èlíng Hú) is a large freshwater lake in the Yellow River
Yellow River
catchment, it is in the southeast of Qinghai Province.The name of lake means "Long Blue Lake" in Tibetan language. Ngoring Lake is 610.7 km 2, with a drainage area of 18,188 km 2, an elevation of 4268 m, length 32.3 km and mean width 18.9 km (max 31.6 m).[1] Notes[edit]^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 477
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Dongting Lake
Dongting Lake
Lake
is a large, shallow lake in northeastern Hunan
Hunan
province, China. It is a flood basin of the Yangtze
Yangtze
River. Hence the lake's size depends on the season. The provinces of Hubei
Hubei
and Hunan
Hunan
are named after their location relative to the lake: Hubei
Hubei
means "North of the Lake" and Hunan, "South of the Lake". Dongting Lake
Lake
is famous in Chinese culture as the place of origin of dragon boat racing
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Gyaring Lake
Gyaring Lake (Tibetan: མཚོ་སྐྱ་རིང་, Wylie: mtsho skya ring) or Zhaling Lake (Chinese: 扎陵湖; pinyin: Zhālíng Hú) is a large freshwater lake in the Yellow River
Yellow River
catchment in China, it is in the southeast of Qinghai Province.The name of lake means "Long Grey Lake" in Tibetan language
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Sayram Lake (China)
Sayram Lake
Sayram Lake
(Chinese: 赛里木湖; pinyin: Sàilǐmù hú) is located in the Bortala Prefecture near the Tian Shan
Tian Shan
Mountains, Xinjiang, China. In the Kazakh language
Kazakh language
Sayram means 'blessing'. It is also known as Santai Haizi. It is the largest (458 km²) alpine lake in Xinjiang
Xinjiang
and also the highest (2,070 m). "There is a touching love story about Sayram Lake. It is said that it was composed of the tears of a couple of Kazak young lovers. A beautiful girl and a young man were deeply in love. One day, a cruel devil was captivated by the girl's beauty. He captured the girl and confined her to his residence. The girl took a chance to escape, but the devil found out very soon and went after the girl. She was forced to jump into an abyss
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Baiyangdian Lake
Baiyang Lake, also known as Lake Baiyangdian, is located in the Xiong'an New Area
Xiong'an New Area
of Baoding, a prefecture-level city in Hebei Province, China. It is the largest freshwater lake in northern China. It is referred to as the Kidney of North China.Contents1 Environment 2 Tourism 3 In Literature 4 ReferencesEnvironment[edit] Baiyang Lake
Baiyang Lake
brings together nine of the upper reaches of the river water. The lake is home to about 50 varieties of fish and multiple varieties of wild geese, duck, and birds. The lake and side parks also are home to a vast number of lotus, reed and other plants
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Hong Lake
Hong Lake (Chinese: 洪湖; pinyin: Hóng Hú) is a 348 km2 (134 sq mi) freshwater lake in the municipal region of Jingzhou, in central China's Hubei
Hubei
province. Its name originates from: Hong (洪;) vast, immense; flood, deluge + Hu (湖) lake, and is used as the name for the nearby town of Honghu. It is known for its lotus flowers.[1] References[edit]^ http://www.chinacultu
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