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Lake Conococha is a South American lake located in the Andes mountains of northwestern Peru. It
is located in the region of Ancash near the junction of the roads going from Callejón de
Huaylas to Chiquián.
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Lake Conococha is undergoing a process of eutrophication (overpopulation of
plants and algae due to pollution), being the main reasons: livestock raising, blackwater from the
surrounding villages, and disposal of solid waste on the lake shores. Lake Conococha has an
elevation of 4,020 metres (13,189 ft) above sea level
[2]
and an extension of 1.976 square kilometres
(0.763 sq mi).
[3]
It is located at the headwaters of the Santa River which runs in a northwest direction
from the lake.
[1][2]
According to the Köppen climate classification, the area presents a tundra climate
(ET); with a mean annual temperature of 4.7 °C and an average annual rainfall of 543 mm.
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Lake Conococha is a South American lake located in the Andes mountains of northwestern Peru. It is located in the region of Ancash near the junction of the roads going from Callejón de Huaylas to Chiquián.[ Lake Conococha is undergoing a process of eutrophication (overpopulation of plants and algae due to pollution), being the main reasons: livestock raising, blackwater from the surrounding villages, and disposal of solid waste on the lake shores. Lake Conococha has an elevation of 4,020 metres (13,189 ft) above sea level[2] and an extension of 1.976 square kilometres (0.763 sq mi).[3] It is located at the headwaters of the Santa River which runs in a northwest direction from the lake.[1][2]According to the Köppen climate classification, the area presents a tundra climate (ET); with a mean annual temperature of 4.7 °C and an average annual rainfall of 543 mm.[7] Name: Description: ...
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