Lake Kasumigaura

Coordinates: 36°2′25″N 140°23′39″E / 36.04028°N 140.39417°E / 36.04028; 140.39417
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Lake Kasumigaura
The Landsat satellite picture of Lake Kasumigaura.
Lake Kasumigaura is located in Japan
Lake Kasumigaura
Lake Kasumigaura
Location Japan
Ibaraki Prefecture
Coordinates36°2′25″N 140°23′39″E / 36.04028°N 140.39417°E / 36.04028; 140.39417
Typewarm Monomictic
Primary inflowsSakura and Naka rivers
and more than 30 small rivers
Primary outflowsTone River
Catchment area1,915 km2 (739 sq mi)
Basin countriesJapan
Surface area220 km2 (85 sq mi)
Average depth4 m (13 ft)
Max. depth7 m (23 ft)
Water volume0.848 km3 (687,000 acre⋅ft)
Shore length1252 km (157 mi)
Surface elevation0.16 m (6.3 in)
SettlementsTsuchiura, Ibaraki
Kasumigaura, Ibaraki
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Kasumigaura (Japanese: 霞ヶ浦) is a lake that is located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. It is the second largest lake in Japan after Lake Biwa.