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Lake Danao (Negros)

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Location  Negros Oriental
Basin countries  Philippines
Surface elevation  898 m
Type  crater lake
Surface area  28 hectares (69 acres)
Area  28 ha
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Lake Danao is the smaller of the two lakes located in the Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park in the southern part of Negros Oriental in the Philippines; the other being Lake Balinsasayao. The lakes and its surrounding were designated as a protected area by Proclamation No. 414 on 21 November 2000 categorized as a Natural Park covering about 8,016 hectares (19,810 acres). The lake itself has about 28 hectares (69 acres) surface area.

Contents

Map of Lake Danao, Sibulan, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Flora and fauna

The lake supports a rich fish fauna, including a number of introduced species. The surrounding dipterocarp forest is rich in bird life.

References

Lake Danao (Negros) Wikipedia


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