Étang de Leucate

Étang de Leucate or 'Étang de Salses is a lake in Pyrénées-Orientales and Aude, France. At an elevation of 0 m, its surface area is 54 km2. It has been designated as a protected Ramsar site since 2017.[1]

Étang de Leucate
Étang de Salses
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Étang de Leucate Étang de Salses is located in Pyrenees
Étang de Leucate Étang de Salses
Étang de Leucate
Étang de Salses
LocationPyrénées-Orientales and Aude
Coordinates42°50′52″N 2°59′47″E / 42.847678°N 2.996349°E / 42.847678; 2.996349
Typelagoon
Basin countriesFrance
Surface area54 km2 (21 sq mi)
Average depth1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Surface elevation0 m (0 ft)
Official nameÉtang de Salses-Leucate
Designated30 June 2017
Reference no.2307[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Étang de Salses-Leucate". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 May 2020.