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Lake Edward


Table 1
Surface Area2325 km2
Volume39.52 km3
Maximum Depth112 m
Mean Depth17 m
Shoreline Length 
Photo of Lake Edward

Photo: R. E. Hecky

Table 2
Latitude0°53' S
Longitude29°34' E
Altitude912 m
CountryCongo (Dem. Rep.), Uganda
Table 3
Catchment Area12096 km2
Residence Time 
Freezing PeriodNone 
Mixing TypeMonomictic 
Location of Lake Edward

Location of the Lake