Lake Coorong - VIC



DEG: -35.73047271 142.39769205
DMS: 35º 43' 49.7" S 142º 23' 51.68" E
UTM: 54 H 6045045mN 626402mE
Altitude: 75m


Place Type

Geography - Lake,River,Creek


325.43kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 383 km (4 hours 20 mins)
356.66kms East of Adelaide - Driving 435 km (5 hours 4 mins)
900.53kms NorthWest of Hobart - Driving 1117 km (1 day 4 hours)

Address & Contact

Lake Coorong
Hopetoun VIC 3396
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A


Lake Coorong is an eutrophic lake located in the Wimmera region of western Victoria, Australia. The lake is located adjacent to the township of Hopetoun. A eutrophic lake is one that is very fertile from all the nutrients carried into the lake from the surrounding landscape. These nutrients (Phosphorus and Nitrogen) support high densities of algae, fish and other aquatic organisms. Eutrophication can have serious effects, like algal blooms that block light from getting into the water and harm the plants and animals that need it. If there's enough overgrowth of algae, it can prevent oxygen from getting into the water, making it hypoxic and creating a dead zone where no organisms can survive and making the lake less suitable for recreation.

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Closest Weather Station

Hopetoun Airport at 16/04:00pm EST
Distance from Lake Coorong 4.06km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Warracknabeal Museum
Distance from Lake Coorong 59km S
Mean Max. °C30.830.727.022.417.914.714.015.618.121.925.828.6
Mean Min. °C14.
Mean Rain mm26.521.821.125.639.238.040.344.241.238.631.728.4

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