Tonle Sap Lake (Cambodia)

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Region
Asia Rivers

Coordinates
13.00501 N, 103.98157 E

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Tonle Sap, (literally large river - tonle; not salty, fresh - sap; commonly translated as "Great Lake") refers to seasonally inundated freshwater lake, Tonle Sap Lake and attached river, 120-km (75-mile) long Tonle Sap River, which connects the lake to Mekong. They form the central part of a hydrological system, located in the 12,876 km2 (4,971 ml2) Cambodian floodplain covered with natural and agricultural habitats which the Mekong annually replenishes with sediments and water. The central plain formation was the result of millions of years Mekong alluvial discharge and deposition. From geological perspective, Tonle Sap Lake and Tonle Sap River are a freeze-frame representation of the slowly, ever shifting Lower Mekong Basin. The fluctuation of Mekong's water volume, along with the Asian Monsoon regime, caused the unique flow reversal of Tonle Sap River.

Tonle Sap Lake occupies a geological depression of the vast alluvial and lacustrine floodplain in Lower Mekong Basin, induced by the collision of the Eurasian Plate with the Indian Plate. The lake's length, size and water volume varies over the course of a year from an area of 2,500 km2, a volume of 1 km3 and a length of 160 km at the end of the dry season late April to an area of up to 16,000 km2, a volume of 80 km3 and a length of 250 km as the Mekong maximum and peak of South-West monsoon's precipitation culminate, September and early October.

The largest Southeast Asian freshwater lake, that contains an exceptional variety of interconnected eco-regions with high degree of biodiversity was designated as UNESCO biosphere reserve in 1997.


Highlights: Chong Koh and Peam Chikang villages

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Day Ships in port
Sunday
9 July, 2017
Viking Mekong(arriving at 09 Jul - departing at 09 Jul)
Tuesday
11 July, 2017
RV Mekong Pandaw(arriving at 11 Jul - departing at 11 Jul)
Thursday
20 July, 2017
RV Mekong Pandaw(arriving at 20 Jul - departing at 20 Jul)
Friday
21 July, 2017
Viking Mekong(arriving at 21 Jul - departing at 21 Jul)
Sunday
23 July, 2017
Viking Mekong(arriving at 23 Jul - departing at 23 Jul)
Monday
31 July, 2017
RV La Marguerite(arriving at 31 Jul - departing at 31 Jul)