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  Lake Washington
Lake Minnetonka, West Upper bay ID 27-0133-04 Hennepin County Minnetonka, MN

Morohometry

Elevation = ~____km (____ MSL)

Lake Surface Area
Ao
= 8701 ha (21,500 acres)
Length = 21 km (13 miles)

Watershed Area
Aw
= 121,410 ha (300,000 acres)

Zmax = 65.2 m (214 feet)

Zmean =32.9 m (108 feet)

V = ~2900 x 106 m3

 

Shoreline = ____ km (____ mi)
Littoral Area = ____%

Hydraulic Retention Time = 2.3 yrs

Watershed

year data

____ % Urban

____ % Wetland/Water

____ % Forest

____ % Cultivated

____ % Pasture/Open

Main inflows:

Cedar River (57 %)
Sammamish River (27 %)

Main outlet:

Ship canal to Puget Sound

Water quailty

Summer Epilimnion
month - month
(year means, ±sd, range)

Secchi = ____ m ± 1.2

chlorophyll a =
____µg/L ± 3.7

total phosphorus =
____µg/L ±10

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

total nitrogen-N =
____± ____µg/L

alkalinity = no data

pH = ~ ____

EC = ~____µS/cm

chloride = ____ mg/L ± ____

Shoreline cabins

____permanent
____ seasonal

Misc

Stratified late March to early November

Fishery

 

 

Trophic status (Carlson TSI)
mesotrophic

total phosphorus TSI = ____
chlorophyll TSI = ____
secchi TSI = ____

mean TSI = ____

 

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date last updated: Sunday March 07 2004