Lanser Moor

The Fen of Lans also: Lanser Moor or Water Lily Pond is located north above Lake Lans on an altitude of 582 metres in the Paschberg forest. With an area size of 8000 m² the Lake is much smaller than its larger brother is with a depth of 3 metres.

Lanser Moor
Water Lily Pond
LocationInnsbruck, Tyrol
Coordinates47°14′26″N 11°25′06″E
TypeMoorland Lake
Primary inflowsnone
Primary outflowsnone
Basin countriesAustria
Max. length80 m (260 ft)
Max. width100 m (330 ft)
Surface area8,000 m2 (86,000 sq ft)
Average depth3 m (9.8 ft)
Water volume24.000 m3 (0.019457 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation582 m (1,909 ft)
SettlementsInnsbruck, Lans

To keep his natural beauty intact, bathing and swimming was already forbidden by the city administration of Innsbruck very early. The Lake is under nature conservation. The muddy water has vicious shores with high reeds, which often hide big quicksand-like puddles. The water quality fluctuates between A and B grade. Smaller kinds of carps are living in the Lake and several ducks are using the Lake as their living space.

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