List of objets

by zopeadm — last modified Jun 09, 2011 04:07 PM
List of lakes, reservoirs and river basins
(Last release February 2010)

 

Europe & Middle East

 

(Blue lines are for reservoirs)
Name [other names]
(countries)
Altitude
(meters)
Lat - Lon
(decimal degrees)
Surface
(km2)
Volume
(km3)
Depth
(mean - max)

(meters)
Comment
Asad [Al Asad]
(Syria)
  36.0 N - 38.2 E 600      
Ataturk
(Turkey)
  37.5 N - 38.5 E 258.5 48.7    
Beysehir
(Turkey)
1 250 37.4 N - 31.4 E 780 5.8 24 - 32  
Caspian Sea
(Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia,
Turkmenistan)
-28 42.0 N - 52.0 E 436 000 78 200 187 - 1 025 Salinity 13g/l
Daryace [Urmia, Orumiyeh]
(Iran)
  37.5 N - 45.5 E 5 960 45 5 - 16  
Illmen
(Russia)
18 58.5 N - 31.0 E 982 6.5 2.6 - 4.4  
Kara Bogaz Gol
(Turkmenistan)
  41.5 N - 53.0 E 800      
Kremenchutska [Krementchugkoye]
(Ukrainia)
81 49.0 N - 33.0 E 1 500 or
2 250    
13.5 6 - 20 Along Dniepr river
Kuybyshevskoye
(Russia)
53 54.4 N - 49.5 E 6 150 57 9.3 - 41 Along Volga river
Kyyvske [Kyivske]
(Ukrainia)
  50.5 N - 30.5 E 922      
Ladoga
(Russia)
4.8 60.5 N - 31.2 E 18 135 908 51 - 230  
Mossoul [Mosoul]
(Iraq)
  36.8 N - 42.7 E 326 12.5    
Onega
(Russia)
35 61.5 N - 35.5 E 9 890 280 30 - 120 Regulated
Peipus [Chudskoye]
(Estonia, Russia)
30 58.0 N - 28.0 E 4 300 25 7 - 15  
Qadisiyah
(Iraq)
  34.3 N - 42.3 E        
Razazah
(Iraq)
  32.7 N - 42.6 E        
Rybinskoye
(Russia)
102.4 59.0 N - 38.5 E 4 550 or
2 800    
25.4 5.6 - 28 Along Volga river
Saksak [Keban Dam reservoir]
(Turkey)
  38.5 N - 38.5 E 6 750 3 100 ? - 160  
Saratovskoye
(Russia)
28 53.0N - 48.2 E 1 830 12.9 7 - 28  
Sevana [Sevan]
(Armenia)
1 905 40.5 N - 45.5 E 1 360 58.5 41 - 86  
Tharthar [ath Tharthar]
(Iraq)
  34.4 N - 43.2 E 2 119      
Tshchikskoye
(Russia)
  45.0 N - 39.5 E 300      
Tsimlyanskoye
(Russia)
36 48.0 N - 43.1 E 2 700 23.7 8.8 - 35 Along Don river
Van
(Turkey)
1 646 38.0 N - 42.5 E 3 713 607    
Vanerm [Vanern]
(Sweden)
44 58.5 N - 13.1 E 5 648 153 27 - 106 regulated
Vatern
(Sweden)
89 58.5 N - 14.0 E 1 856 74 40 - 128  
Votkinskoye
(Russia)
89 56.8 N - 57.2 E 1 120 9.7 8.4 - 28  
latitude and longitude are corresponding to our «virtual stations» used in altimetric data processing.
surface and volume are variable with time and seasons - references are ILEC or LakeNet data bases.

 

Asian lakes

 


(Blue lines are for reservoirs)
Name [other names]
(countries)
Altitude
(meters)
Lat - Lon
(decimal degrees)
Surface
(km2)
Volume
(km3)
Depth
(mean - max)

(meters)
Comment
Aral (North)
(Kazakhstan)
  46.0 N - 60.0 E 17 158 193 30 - 40  
Aral (South)
(Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan)
  44.0 N - 60.0 E        
Aydarkul [Aidar, Aidar-kul]
(Uzbekistan)
  41.0 N - 66.5 E 1 050      
Baikal
(Russia)
456 53.4 N - 106.4 E 31 500 23 000 740 - 1 741  
Balkhash
(Kazakhstan)
341.4 45.4 N - 76.2 E 18 200 106 5.8 - 25.6  
Bosten
(China)
  42.0 N - 87.0 E 1 000   9.7 - 15.7  
Bratskoye
(Russia)
402 54.4 N - 102.1 E 5 478 169.3 31.1 - 150  
Chardarya
(Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan)
  34.0 N - 43.2 E        
Dongting
(China)
33.5 29.0 N 112.5 E 2 740 17.8 6.7 - 30.8  
Hamoun [i Helmand]
(Afghanistan, Iran)
  27.5 - 59.0 E   510     - 11  
Har
(Mongolia)
  48.0 N - 93.0 E        
Har Us
(Mongolia)
1 153 48.0 N - 92.5 E 1 400 or
1 700    
     
Hongze
(China)
12.3 33.5 N - 118.5 E 2 069 or
1 960    
2.66 1.4 - 5.5  
Hovsgol
(Mongolia)
1 645 50.5 N - 100.5 E 3 367 380      - 262  
Hulun
(China)
543 49.0 N - 117.0 E 1 730 13.13 5 - 7  
Hyargas [Khirgiz Nuur]
(Mongolia)
1 029 49.0 N - 93.0 E 1 407   20 - 80  
Issykkul [Issy-kul]
(Kyrgyzstan)
1 606 42.5 N 77.1 E 6 236 1 738 270 - 668  
Kapchagayskoye
(Kazakhstan)
485 43.5 N - 77.5 E 1 850 28.1 15.2 - 40  
Khanka [Xingkai]
(China, Russia)
69 45.0 N - 132.5 E 4 190 18.3 4.5 - 6.5  
Khantaiskoye
(Russia)
65 68.0 N - 88.0 E 822   73 - 420  
Krasnoyarskoye
(Russia)
243 55.5 N - 92.0 E 1 000 or
2 000    
73.3 37 - 105  
Lop
(China)
2 40.5 N - 90.0 E 3 010 5 2 - 2  
Novosibirskoye
(Russia)
113.7 54.5 N - 82.0 E 1 090 9.08 9 - 25  
Poyang [Boyan hu]
(China)
16.5 29.0 N - 116.5 E 3 210 25.2 8.4 - 25  
Qinghai [Qionghai hu]
(China)
1 508 37.0 N - 100.0 E 31 0.3 14 - 31  
Saravor
(India)
  21.223 N - 73.681 E        
Sarykamish
(Turkmenistan)
  42.0 N - 57.7 E 800      
Sasykkol
(Kazakhstan)
368 46.5 N - 81.5 E 736 2.4 3.3 - 4.7  
Saysan [Zaisan]
(Kazakhstan)
  48.0 N - 84.0 E 5 500 53    
Soungari [Songhua Fengman dam]
(China)
  43.5 N - 126.5 E        
Tai
(China)
3.1 31.5 N 120.0 E 2 428 4.3 1.9 - 2.6  
Tandovo
(Russia)
  55.0 N - 78.0 E        
Tchany [Chany]
(Russia)
106 54.5 N - 77.4 E 2 010 4.3 2.2 - 5.5  
Toktogul
(Kyegyzstan)
  41.8 N - 72.8 E 200 20    
Ulungur
(China)
468 47.0 N - 87.0 E 830      
Uvs
(Mongolia)
759 50.0 N - 92.5 E 3 350   6 - 10  
Zeyskoye
(Russia)
315 54.0 N - 128.0 E 2 119 68.4    
Ziling [Qiling]
(China)
4 530 31.5 N - 89.0 E 1 640 54.1 33  
latitude and longitude are corresponding to our «virtual stations» used in altimetric data processing.
surface and volume are variable with time and seasons - references are ILEC or LakeNet data bases.

 

African lakes

 


(Blue lines are for reservoirs)
Name [other names]
(countries)
Altitude
(meters)
Lat - Lon
(decimal degrees)
Surface
(km2)
Volume
(km3)
Depth
(mean - max)

(meters)
Comment
Albert[Albert Nyanza, M'vouta N'Zighé,
Mobutu Sese Seko]
(Zaire*, Uganda)
615 1.4 N - 30.5 E 5 300 280 25 - 58  
Bangweulu
(Zambia)
1 140 11.0 S 29.4 W 15 100 5 4 - 10  
Buyo
(Cote d'Ivoire)
  6.0 N - 7.0 W 989 8.3    
Cahora Bassa
(Mozambique)
  15.7 S - 31.8 E 4 363      
Edouard [Edward]
(Zaire*, Uganda)
912 0.5 S - 29.5 E 2 325 39.5 17 - 112  
Kainji
(Nigeria)
  10.4 N - 4.5 E 1 000      
Kariba
(Zambia, Zimbabwe)
485 17.2 S - 28.0 E 5 400 160    
Khashm el Girba [Khasha al Qirbah,
Abu Deleig]
(Sudan)
452 15.0 N - 36.0 E 31 78    
Kivu
(Zaire*, Rwanda)
  2.0 S - 29.0 N        
Kyoga
(Uganda)
914 1.4 N - 33.1 E 1 720     ? - 5.7  
Malawi [Nyasa]
(Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania)
500 10.0 S - 34.5 E 6 400 8 400 292 - 706  
Mweru
(Zaire*, Zambia)
922 9.0 S - 28.4 E 4 350 32 7 - 37  
Nasser
(Egypt)
183 22.6 N - 32.1 E 5 248 132.5 25.2 - 130 Along Nil river
Roseires
(Sudan)
  11.5 N - 34.0 E 4 350      
Rukwa
(Tanzania)
793 8.0 S - 32.2 E 3 000   3 - ?  
Tana
(Ethiopia)
1 788 11.4 N - 37.2 E 3 600 28 9 - 14 Source of the Blue Nil
Tanganika
(Tanzania, Zaire*, Zambia, Burundi)
773 6.0 S - 30.1 E 32 000 17 890 572 - 1 471  
Tchad
(Chad, Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger)
280 13.2 N - 14.1 E 1 540 72 4.1 - 10.5  
Turkana
(Ethiopia, Kenya)
360.4 4.0 N - 36.0 E 6 750 203.6 30.2 - 109 Fed by Omo river
Victoria
(Tanzania, Unganda, Kenya)
1 134 1.0 S - 33.0 E 68 800 2 750 40 - 84  
Volta
(Ghana)
85 7.6 N - 0.1 E 8 502 148 19 - 75 Along Volta river

* Zaire is now Republique Démocratique du Congo (RDC)

latitude and longitude are corresponding to our «virtual stations» used in altimetric data processing.
surface and volume are variable with time and seasons - references are ILEC or LakeNet data bases.

 

North & Centre Managuan lakes

 


(Blue lines are for reservoirs)
Name [other names]
(countries)
Altitude
(meters)
Lat - Lon
(decimal degrees)
Surface
(km2)
Volume
(km3)
Depth
(mean - max)

(meters)
Comment
Aberdeen
(Canada)
80 64.3 N - 99.0 W 1 100      
Amadjuak
(Canada)
113 65.0 N - 71.0 W 3 060      
Angostura
(Mexico)
  16.12 N - 92.59 W        
Athabasca
(Canada)
213 59.5 N - 110.0 W 7 900 204 ? - 120  
Aylmer
(Canada)
375 64.0 N - 108.0 W 808      
Baker
(Canada)
2 64.0 N - 95.0 W 1 780      
Caniapiscau
(Canada)
535 54.0 N - 69.0 W 2 892 34.25 ? - 49  
Caribou
(Canada)
  58.0 N - 103.0 W        
Cedar
(Canada)
256 53.0 N - 100.0 W 1 320 10.2 ? - 10  
Chapala
(Mexico)
1 524 20.5 N - 103.0 W 1 112 7.9 ? - 10.5  
Churumuco
(Mexico)
  18.0 N - 102.0 W        
Des Bois
(Canada)
322 49.0 N - 95.0 W 4 350      
Dubawnt
(Canada)
236 63.0 N - 102.0 W 3 600      
Erie
(Canada, USA)
174 42.0 N - 81.0 W 25 800 458 ? - 64  
Flathead
(USA)
881 47.5 N - 114.0 W 510   ? - 370  
Fort Peck
(USA)
  47.5 N - 107.0 W 300   ? - 67  
Grande Trois
(Canada)
2 420 54.0 N - 75.0 W       Part of Grande Rivière,
Robert Bourrassa settlements
Great Salt
(USA)
1 283 41.0 N - 112.5 W 5 000 19 4 - 12  
Great Slave
(Canada)
156 62.0 N - 113.0 W 28 568 2 090 ? - 614  
Huron
(Canada, USA)
176 45.0 N - 82.0 W 59 570 3 540 ? - 228  
Izabal
(Guatemala)
8 15.466 N - 89.155 W 590   ? - 18  
Kasba
(Canada)
336 60.0 N - 102.0 W 1 320      
Lesser Slave
(Canada)
577 55.5 N - 115.0 W 1 170 13.69 ? - 21  
Manitoba
(Canada)
248 52.0 N - 99.0 W 4 610 22.8 ? - 37  
Managua
(Nicaragua)
37.8 12.33 N - 86.365 W 1 016 7.97 7.8 - 26  
Mead
(USA)
  36.0 N - 114.0 W 500      
Michigan
(USA)
177 44.0 N - 87.0 W 58 016 4 870 ? - 281  
Nettiling
(Canada)
30 66.0 N - 70.0 W 5 050      
Nezahualcoyoti
(Mexico)
  17.161 N - 93.652 W        
Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
32 11.3 N - 85.3 W 8 150 108 ? - 70  
Nueltin
(Canada)
278 60.0 N - 100.0 W 2 030      
Okeechobee
(USA)
4 27.0 N - 81.0 W 1 894   ? - 4.5  
Ontario
(Canada, USA)
75 43.5 N - 78.2 W 19 009 1 640 ? - 224  
Oahe
(USA)
  45.0 N - 101.0 W 1 348 23.81    
Opinac
(Canada)
216 53.0 N - 76.0 W 1 040 8.5 ? - 51  
Powell
(USA)
  38.0 N - 111.0 W 500     Along Colorado river
(with lake Mead)
Saint-Jean [Saint-John]
(Canada)
100 48.5 N - 72.0 W 1 053 11.9 ? - 63  
Sakakawea
(USA)
  47.5 N - 102.0 W 700      
Smallwood
(Canada)
471 64.0 N - 54.0 W 6 475      
Superior
(Canada, USA)
183 47.0 N - 87.0 W 82 367 12 200 ? - 406  
Williston
(Canada)
672.1 56.0 N - 124.0 W 1 779 70.3 ? - 166  
Winnipeg
(Canada)
217 52.0 N - 99.0 W 23 750 284 ? - 36  
Winnipegosis
(Canada)
253 53.0 N - 100.0 W 5 150 19.8 ? - 18.3  
Yellowstone
(USA)
  44.5 N - 110.5 W 350      
latitude and longitude are corresponding to our «virtual stations» used in altimetric data processing.
surface and volume are variable with time and seasons - references are ILEC or LakeNet data bases.

 

South American lakes

 


(Blue lines are for reservoirs)
Name [other names]
(countries)
Altitude
(meters)
Lat - Lon
(decimal degrees)
Surface
(km2)
Volume
(km3)
Depth
(mean - max)

(meters)
Comment
Argentino
(Argentina)
187 50.5 S - 73.0 W 1 466 219.9 150 - 500  
Balbina
(Brazil)
50 1.8 S - 59.5 W 2 360 17.533 7.4 - 30  
Chiquita
(Argentina)
  31.0 S - 63.5 W 1 500      
Furnas
(Brazil)
  21.0 S - 46.0 W 1 215 22.95    
Guri
(Venezuela)
270 7.0 N - 67.0 W 4 250 17    
Hinojo
(Argentina)
  36.01 W - 62.41 W        
Huapi
(Argentina)
  45.5 S - 69.0 W 700      
Ilha Solteira
(Brazil)
328 20.0 S - 51.0 W 1 195 21.06 ? - 46  
Itaparica
(Brazil)
  9.0 S - 39.0 W 8 779      
Logoa do Patos [Patos]
(Brazil)
  31.5 S - 51.5 W 10 140   ? - 5  
Logoa Gen Carrera
(Chile)
215 46.5 S - 72.0 W 1 850      
Llanquihue
(Chile)
70 41.1 S - 72.8 W 960   ? - 317  
Nahuelhuapi
(Chile)
  41.0 S - 71.4 W 450   ? -438  
Novaponte
(Brazil)
  19.0 N - 47.0 W        
Poopo [Pampa Aullagas]
(Bolivia)
3 686 18.9 S - 67.0 W 3 191 2 0.5 - 3  
Posadas
(Argentina)
112 27.5 S - 56.0 W 45.3 1.4 31.12 - ? Part of Parana river
Ranco
(Chile)
150 40.2 S - 72.4 W 401 0.5 122 - 199  
Rinihue
(Chile)
117 39.8 S - 72.3 W 77.5 12.6 162 - 323  
San Martin
(Argentina, Chile)
200 48.9 S - 72.6 W 1 010   5 - 170  
Sobradino
(Brazil)
392 10.0 S - 42.0 W 4 220 34.1 8.6 - 30  
Strobel
(Argentina)
  48.5 S - 71.5 W        
Titicaca
(Peru, Bolivia)
3 812 15.8 S - 69.4 W 8 372 893 107 - 281  
Todos los Santos
(Chile)
189 41.1 S - 72.3 W 178.5 34.4 191 - 337  
Tres Marias
(Pays)
  45.5 S - 18.5 W 500      
Tucurui
(Brazil)
72 5.0 S - 50.0 W 2 430 45.8 18.9 - 75  
Viedma
(Argentina)
250 49.5 S - 73.0 W 1 090 827 ? - 304  
latitude and longitude are corresponding to our «virtual stations» used in altimetric data processing.
surface and volume are variable with time and seasons - references are ILEC or LakeNet data bases.

 

River basins

 

Name [other names]
(countries)
Comment           
Danube basin
(Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungaria,
Slovakia, Autria)
Located in Europe
Dniepr basin
(Ukraine, Belarus)
Located in Europe
Ganges basin
(Bangladesh, India)
Located in Asia
Indus basin
(Pakistan)
Located in Asia
Mekong basin
(Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos)
Located in southeast Asia. Area : 800000 Km2. Length : 4500 km. The Mekong river
flows from China’s Yunnan Province through Burma, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia,
reaching the South China Sea in Vietnam. Caracterized by large wetlands areas in
the southern part, including the Tonle Sap (natural reservoir, Cambodia) and the
Mekong Delta in Cambodia and Vietnam.
5% of the annual flow of the Mekong is regulated by dams.
Yangtze basin
(China)
Located in Asia
Yellow River basin
(China)
Located in Asia
Congo basin
(Congo, Democratic RP of Congo)
Located in Africa
Niger basin
(Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Guinea)
Located in Africa
Nil basin
(Egypt, Sudan)
Located in Africa
Zambeze basin
(Mozambique)
Located in Africa
Mississipi basin
(USA)
Located in North-America
Amazon basin
(Brazil, Peru)
Largest hydrographic basin in the world. Located in South America (mostly Brazil). Area : 6 million Km2. Mean annual discharge : 200000 m3s-1. Main tributaries : Japura, Rio Negro, Madeira, Tapajos.
Orinocco basin
(Venezuela)
Located in South-America
Parana basin
(Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay)
Second largest drainage basin the South America after the Amazon and 5th in the world. Elongated north-south; Three main sub-basins associated with the Parana, Paraguay and Urugay rivers.

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