Loch Balaton

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Loch Balaton
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Location o Loch Balaton within Hungary
Location Hungary
Coordinates 46°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
Teep Rift loch
Primary inflows Zala River
Primary outflows Sió
Catchment aurie 5,174 km2 (1,998 sq mi)[1]
Basin kintras Hungary
Max. lenth 77 km (48 mi)
Max. with 14 km (8.7 mi)
Surface aurie 592 km2 (229 sq mi)
Average deepth 3.2 m (10 ft)
Max. deepth 12.2 m (40 ft)
Watter vollum 1.9 km3 (0.46 cu mi)
Residence time 2 years
Shore lenth1 236 km (147 mi)
Surface elevation 104.8 m (344 ft)
Dounsets Keszthely, Siófok, Balatonfüred (see leet)
1 Shore lenth is no a well-defined measur.

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.