Top 10 Deepest Lakes in Indonesia

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10. Gajah Mungkur – Central Java (136m)


Is a reservoir located about 3kilometer of heart Wonogiri district, Central Java. Gajah Mungkur is artificial water created by damming the river Bengawan Solo and begins construction in late 1970. This reservoir was opened in 1978 with an area of 8,800 hectares covering seven districts and capable mengrigasi rice field area measuring 23,600 in Sukoharjo, Klaten, Karanganyar and Sragen. In addition to meeting the needs of irrigation, the Gajah Mungkur also used as hydropower with kekuatanhingga 12.4 megawatts and to supply drinking water needs of the entire city of Wonogiri.

9. Maninjau – SumBar (169 m)

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Located in the district of Tanjung Raya, Agam regency, West Sumatra, Maninjau Lake is a volcanic lake situated at an elevation of 461.50 masl. A total of approximately 99.5 km 2 with a depth of 169 m.legena according to local belief, Cekungannya Sitinjau formed due to volcanic eruption, it is seen from the hill around the lake that sepert wall.

8. Lake Segara Anak – Lotim (190 m)


For nature lovers who are often on an expedition to Gunug mountainous Indoneisa, would have been familiar with this Segara Anak Lake. Is a crater lake of Mount Rinjani, Sembalun Lawang village, East Lombok? Located at an altitude of 2,000 meters above sea level, this lake has many types of fish that are bred by the local government to add a special attraction for hikers who certainly across Lake Segara Anak this before getting to the peak of Mount Rinjani. The view in this lake is amazing and so beautiful that many foreign and domestic travelers arrive and climb Mount Rinjani to witness the beauty of the lake.

7. Lake Towuti – SulSel (203 m)


Towuti Lake is a lake located in South Sulawesi. Administratively, the lake is located in the district Towuti, Luwu Timur, South Sulawesi province. Towuti Lake Region is part of the Nature Park Towuti Lake, which is managed by the Natural Resources Conservation Center (BKSDA) South Sulawesi, under the Ministry of Forestry Republic of Indonesia, with a maximum depth of 203 meters. Towuti Lake covering an area of56,000 hectares located in the area Malili Complex, South Sulawesi and the tectonic oligotrophic lake.

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This lake has been designated as Natural Park neighborhood based decision Mentan No. 274 / Kpts / Um / 1979. Although it has been designated as an area of the Nature Park, a vast lake is also used for various purposes, among others, hydropower, fishing, navigation, ecotourism and water resources for domestic needs.

6. Lake Ranau – South Sumatra (229 m)


Lake Ranau is the second largest lake in Sumatra. The lake is located on the border of West Lampung Regency of Lampung province and Ogan Ogan Ulu South Sumatra Province. The lake was created by the massive earthquake and volcanic eruption of the volcano makes a big basin, with a maximum depth of 229 meters. Geographically Ranau lake topography is hilly valleys make it practical Ranau lake has cool weather.

5. Lake Batur – SumBar (268 m)


Lake Batur located in two districts in West Sumatra, District of Solok and Tanah Datar. If the lake ranau is the second largest lake in Sumatra, then with an area of 107.8 km², Singkarak Lake is the second largest lake in Sumatra. This lake is upstream Ombilin River. The lake water is partially flowed through a tunnel cut through the Bukit Barisan to Batang Anai to drive a generator hydropower Singkarak near Lubuk Alung, Padang Pariaman. Has a maximum depth of 268 meters.

4. Under Lake – SumBar (309 m)

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Sumatra does have many rivers are able to enter the ranks of the longest river in Indonesia , as well as the lakes are able to occupy some position 10 the deepest lake in Indonesia. Under the Lake is a lake in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The lake is located at 1 ° 0’35 “S 100 ° 43’51” E / 1.00972 ° S 100.73083 ° E / -1.00972; 100.73083. This lake together with Lake Above, known as Twin Deepest Lakes. Has a maximum depth of 309 meters.



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