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

Morohometry

Elevation = ~0.283 km (928.6 MSL)

Ao = 355.9 ha (879 acres)

Zmax = 25.6 m (84 feet)

Zmean = ~6.71 m (22 feet)

V = ~23.3 x 106 m3

Shoreline = 7.41 km (4.6 mi)
Littoral Area = 27%

Hydraulic Retention Time = not available

Watershed

 

Water quailty

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

Secchi = 3.0 m ± 1.2

chlorophyll a = 5.1
µg/L ± 3.7

total phosphorus = 26
µg/L ±10

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

total nitrogen-N = 871 ± 176
µg/L

alkalinity = no data

pH = ~ 8.3

EC = ~350 - 370 µS/cm

chloride = 34 mg/L ± 2

Shoreline cabins

67 permanent
24 seasonal

Misc

Stratified in summer

Fishery

 

 

Trophic status (Carlson TSI)
Mesotrophic

total phosphorus TSI = 53
chlorophyll TSI = 49
secchi TSI = 46

mean TSI = 49

 

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date last updated: Tuesday March 09 2004