Wielki Staw Polski

Wielki Staw Polski
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Wielki Staw Polski seen from the trail to Szpiglasowa Przełęcz.
Wielki Staw Polski is located in Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Wielki Staw Polski
Wielki Staw Polski
Coordinates49°12′33″N 20°02′27″E / 49.20917°N 20.04083°E / 49.20917; 20.04083Coordinates: 49°12′33″N 20°02′27″E / 49.20917°N 20.04083°E / 49.20917; 20.04083
Typelake
Primary outflowsRoztoka
Basin countriesPoland
Max. length0.998 km (0.620 mi)
Max. width0.452 km (0.281 mi)
Surface area3.414 km2 (1.318 sq mi)
Max. depth79.3 m (260 ft)
Water volume12,967,000 m3 (10,513 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation1,665 m (5,463 ft)
IslandsStodółka

Wielki Staw Polski (Polish: Wielki Staw Polski; Slovakian: Veľký stav; German: Großer Polnischer See; Hungarian: Nagy-tó)[1] - is a tarn located in the High Tatras, at an elevation of 1,665 metres above sea level in the Valley of the Five Polish Lakes (Dolina Pięciu Stawów Polskich), by the slope of the Miedziane. The lake is the second-largest lake by area (34.14 hectares (84.4 acres)) in the Tatra Mountains after the Morskie Oko (34.54 hectares (85.4 acres)). The lake is located in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship; in Poland.[2]

Wielki Staw Polski is the deepest and longest (998 metres) lake in the Tatra Mountains, and the third-deepest lake in Poland (the deepest lake is Hańcza. The lake's volume is around 13 million m³ of water, and it is the largest lake by volume in the Tatra Mountains (its volume makes up one third of all lakes in the Tatra Mountains lakes). The highest temperature of the lake's water was 11.2 °C (52.2 °F).[3]

  1. ^ Paryski, Zofia Radwańska-Paryska, Witold Henryk (2004). Wielka encyklopedia tatrzańska. Poronin: Wydawnictwo Górskie. ISBN 8371040091.
  2. ^ Klimaszewski, Mieczysław (1988). Rzeźba Tatr polskich. Warszawa: Państwowe Wydaw. Naukowe. ISBN 8301079924.
  3. ^ Nyka, Józef (2003). Tatry polskie : przewodnik (Wyd. 13 (popr.) ed.). Latchorzew: Trawers. ISBN 8391585913.