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Phewa Lake, Phewa Tal or Fewa Lake is a freshwater lake in Nepal located in the south of the Pokhara Valley that includes Pokhara city; parts of Sarangkot and Kaskikot. The lake is stream-fed but a dam regulates the water reserve, therefore, the lake is classified as semi-natural freshwater lake. It is the second largest lake in Nepal, the largest in Gandaki Zone followed by Begnas Lake. Phewa lake is located at an altitude of 742 m it covers an area of about 5.23 km2 with an average depth of about 8.6 m with maximum water depth is 24 m. Maximum water capacity of the lake is approximately 4,600,000 cubic metres. The Annapurna range on the north is only about 28 km away from the lake, and the lake is famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface. The Taal Barahi Temple is situated on an island in the lake

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  • Copyright: Sibel Durna Sahin (sibelsahin) (28)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-05-28
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-11-28 2:59
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