Loch Tanganyika

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Loch Tanganyika
STS51G-034-0012 Lake Tanganyika June1985.jpg
Loch Tanganyika frae space, Juin 1985
Lake Tanganyika map.png
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Coordinates 6°30′S 29°50′E / 6.500°S 29.833°E / -6.500; 29.833Coordinates: 6°30′S 29°50′E / 6.500°S 29.833°E / -6.500; 29.833
Loch teep Rift Valley Lake
Primary inflows Ruzizi River
Malagarasi River
Kalambo River
Primary outflows Lukuga River
Catchment aurie 231,000 km2 (89,000 sq mi)
Basin kintras Burundi
DR Congo
Tanzanie
Zambie
Max. lenth 673 km (418 mi)
Max. with 72 km (45 mi)
Surface aurie 32,900 km2 (12,700 sq mi)
Average deepth 570 m (1,870 ft)
Max. deepth 1,470 m (4,820 ft)
Watter vollum 18,900 km3 (4,500 cu mi)
Residence time 5500 years[1]
Shore lenth1 1,828 km (1,136 mi)
Surface elevation 773 m (2,536 ft)[2]
Dounsets Kigoma, Tanzanie
Kalemie, DRC
References [2]
1 Shore lenth is no a well-defined measur.

Loch Tanganyika is an African Great Loch.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Yohannes, Okbazghi (2008). Water resources and inter-riparian relations in the Nile basin. SUNY Press. p. 127. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "LAKE TANGANYIKA". www.ilec.or.jp. Retrieved 2008-03-14.