Sea o Galilee

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Sea of Galilee
Sea of Galilee 2008.JPG
Bathymetric map of Sea of Galilee.jpg
Coordinates 32°50′N 35°35′E / 32.833°N 35.583°E / 32.833; 35.583Coordinates: 32°50′N 35°35′E / 32.833°N 35.583°E / 32.833; 35.583
Loch type Monomictic
Primary inflows Upper Jordan River an local runoff[1]
Primary ootflows Lawer Jordan River, evaporation
Catchment area 2,730 km2 (1,050 sq mi)[2]
Basin kintras Israel, Sirie, Lebanon
Max. length 21 km (13 mi)
Max. width 13 km (8.1 mi)
Surface aurie 166 km2 (64 sq mi)
Average depth 25.6 m (84 ft)
Max. depth 43 m (141 ft)
Watter volume 4 km3 (0.96 cu mi)
Residence time 5 years
Shore length1 53 km (33 mi)
Surface elevation -212.07 m (695.8 ft)
Islands 2
References [1][2]
1 Shore length is nae a well-defined measur.

The Sea o Galilee, an aa Kinneret, Lake o Gennesaret, or Lake Tiberias (Ebreu: יָם כִּנֶּרֶת‎‎, Judeo-Aramaic: יַמּא דטבריא, Arabic: بحيرة طبريا‎), is the lairgest freshwatter lake in Israel, an it is approximately 53 km (33 mi) in circumference, aboot 21 km (13 mi) lang, an 13 km (8.1 mi) wide.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Aaron T. Wolf, Hydropolitics along the Jordan River, United Nations University Press, 1995
  2. 2.0 2.1 Exact-me.org