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  Lake Minnetonka : Halsted's Bay
Lake Minnetonka, Halsted's bay ID 27-0133-01 Hennepin County Minnetonka, MN

Morohometry

Elevation = ~0.283 km (928.6 MSL)

Ao = 220 ha (544 acres)

Zmax = 10.98 m (36 feet)

Zmean = 3.96 m (13 feet)

V = ~8.62 x 106 m3

Shoreline = 11.75 km (7.3 mi)
Littoral Area = 66%
Hydraulic Retention Time = not available

 

Watershed

 

Water quailty
Summer Epilimnion
May - October
(2000 means, ±sd, range)

Secchi = 1.3 m ± 1.0

chlorophyll a = 49
µg/L ± 28.6

total phosphorus = 100
µg/L ± 28.6

NO3-N = no data
NH4-N = no data

total nitrogen-N = 1970
µg/L ± 410

Alkalinity = (moderate)

pH = ~8.2

EC = ~370 µS/cm

chloride = 30 mg/L ± 3

Shoreline cabins

139 permanent
4 seasonal

Misc

Stratified in summer but mixes periodically during storm events

Fishery

 

 

Trophic status (Carlson TSI)
Hypereutrophic

Total phosphorus TSI-74
chlorophyll a TSI-71
secchi TSI-59

mean TSI-68

 

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date last updated: Tuesday March 09 2004