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Lake Kuttara

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Primary inflows  none
Basin countries  Japan
Max. depth  148 m (486 ft)
Area  4.68 km²
Cities  Shiraoi
Primary outflows  evaporation
Surface area  4.68 km (1.81 sq mi)
Surface elevation  258 m
Shore length  8 km
Lake Kuttara httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Type  oligotrophic crater lake
Similar  Akita‑Yake‑Yama, Jigokudani (Hell Valley), Noboribetsu Hot Spring, Naruko, Mount Iō

Road to lake kuttara


Lake Kuttara (倶多楽湖, Kuttara-ko) is a near circular caldera lake in Shiraoi, Hokkaidō, Japan. It is part of Shikotsu-Tōya National Park. The lake is recognized as having the best water quality in all of Japan. With a transparency of 19 metres (62 ft), the lake ranks second only to Lake Mashū according to the Ministry of the Environment.

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Map of Lake Kuttara, Kojohama, Shiraoi, Shiraoi District, Hokkaido Prefecture 059-0641, Japan

Resident species of the lake include a salamander species, Hynobius retardatus (エゾサンショウウオ, Ezo Sanshōuo). Since 1909 Sockeye salmon have been introduced to the lake.

Lake kuttara hokkaido japan


References

Lake Kuttara Wikipedia


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