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Document Type

Research

Abstract

A total of 2901 depth measurements were made in Lake West Okoboji, Dickinson Co., Iowa in the summer of 1962 using a non-recording echo sounder. These were used to construct a morphometric map of the bottom topography. The area of the lake was found to be 1540 Ha., the volume 184 x 10 to the 6th m³, maximum depth 42.7 m, mean depth 11.9 m and length of shoreline 30.0 km. No changes in the morphometry of the lake could be detected since it was last mapped in 1913.

Publication Date

1966

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

73

Issue

1

First Page

165

Last Page

168

Copyright

© Copyright 1966 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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