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Lake Assal , Djibouti

lakeLake Assal
countryDjibouti
surface area65 km2
maximum depth40 m
average depth11 m
lake typeCrater lake
length19 km
width7 km
catchment area2,878 km2
altitude-154 m
volume0.7 km3
inflowsSubsurface from the ocean
outflowsEvaporation
shore length40 km
settlementsRanda (25 km or 16 mi northeast)
average discharge0 m3 / sec.