World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Gyaring Lake

Article Id: WHEBN0033633809
Reproduction Date:

Title: Gyaring Lake  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Yellow River, South Dongting Lake, Luoma Lake, Dongqian Lake, Dianshan Lake
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Gyaring Lake

Gyaring Lake
Coordinates
Type Fresh water lake
Primary inflows Yellow River, Kari Qu
Primary outflows Yellow River
Catchment area 8,161 km2 (3,151 sq mi)
Basin countries China
Max. length 35 km (22 mi)
Max. width 21.6 km (13 mi)
Surface area 526 km2 (200 sq mi)
Average depth 8.9 m (29 ft)
Max. depth 13.1 m (43 ft)
Water volume 46.7×108 m3
Surface elevation 4,292 m (14,081 ft)

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 catchment in China, it is in the southeast of Qinghai Province.The name of lake means "Long Grey Lake" in Tibetan language. Gyaring Lake is 526 km 2, with a drainage area of 8161 km 2, an elevation of 4292 m, length 35 km and mean width 15 km (max 21.6 m).[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 479.  
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.