Loch Balaton

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Loch Balaton
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Location o Loch Balaton within Hungary
LocationHungary
Coordinates46°50′N 17°44′E / 46.833°N 17.733°E / 46.833; 17.733Coordinates: 46°50′N 17°44′E / 46.833°N 17.733°E / 46.833; 17.733
TeepRift loch
Primary inflowsZala River
Primar ootflowsSió
Catchment aurie5,174 km2 (1,998 sq mi)[1]
Basin kintrasHungary
Max. lenth77 km (48 mi)
Max. weenth14 km (8.7 mi)
Surface aurie592 km2 (229 sq mi)
Average deepth3.2 m (10 ft)
Max. deepth12.2 m (40 ft)
Watter vollum1.9 km3 (0.46 cu mi)
Residence time2 years
Shore lenth1236 km (147 mi)
Surface elevation104.8 m (344 ft)
SettlementsKeszthely, Siófok, Balatonfüred (see leet)
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

Loch Balaton (German: Plattensee) is a freshwatter loch in the Transdanubian region o Hungary.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Herschy, Reginald W.; Fairbridge, Rhodes W. (1998). Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Lakes. Springer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-412-74060-2. Retrieved August 22, 2012.