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Lake Pukaki, New Zealand

lakeLake Pukaki
countryNew Zealand
surface area176 km2
maximum depth70 m
average depth79 m
lake typeNatural, dammed
catchment area1,374 km2
altitude534 m
volume14 km3
inflowsTasman River
outflowsPukaki River
islandsFive Pound Note Island (now submerged)
shore length86 km
settlementsMount Cook Village
residence time1,557 days
trophic stateMicrotrophic
dam height61 m
dam year1976
average discharge103 m3 / sec.

Lake Pukaki Fish Species

Brown trout
Salmon
Rainbow trout
Trout