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Lake Mapourika, New Zealand

lakeLake Mapourika
countryNew Zealand
surface area9 km2
average depth24 m
lake typeNatural lake
catchment area56 km2
altitude83 m
volume0.2 km3
shore length16 km
residence time374 days
average discharge6 m3 / sec.

Lake Mapourika Information and Facts

Lake Mapourika is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 9 km2 (3 mi2), has an average depth of 24 meters (77 feet). Lake Mapourika boasts a total water volume of 0.2 km3 (160,522 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 16 kilometers (10 miles). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 83 meters (273 feet), drains a whatershed that covers 56 km2 (22 mi2) and has a residence time of 374 days (1 years).