The most dilute lake in the world?

  title={The most dilute lake in the world?},
  author={Joseph M. Eilers and Timothy John Sullivan and Karen Hurley},
Lake Notasha, near the crest of the Oregon Cascade mountain range, is the most dilute lake known. The measured conductivity during two visits was 1.3 and 1.6 µS cm−1 with a sum of base cations of 9 and 18 µeq L−1; bicarbonate was the dominant anion. Most of the cations in the lake can be accounted for by evapoconcentration of precipitation, although input of weathering products cannot be excluded as a source. The topographic watershed has a mixed coniferous forest, but the physical setting of… Expand

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