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Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

lakeLake Minnetonka
countryUnited States
surface area17 km2
average depth6 m
lake typeNatural lake
catchment area123 km2
altitude280 m
volume0.11 km3
shore length48 km
residence time1,587 days
average discharge0.77 m3 / sec.
alt namesLac Minnetonka, Minnetonka, minetongka ho, minetonka hu, ??????????, ?????? ?????????, ??????, ???? ?

Lake Minnetonka Information and Facts

Lake Minnetonka is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 17 km2 (7 mi2), has an average depth of 6 meters (21 feet). Lake Minnetonka boasts a total water volume of 0.11 km3 (85,936 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 48 kilometers (30 miles). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 280 meters (919 feet), drains a whatershed that covers 123 km2 (48 mi2) and has a residence time of 1,587 days (4 years).