NLCDC
NATIONAL LAKE CONSERVATION

Lake Inventory

We have successfully developed both map based lake inventory and field based map inventory of Nepal. Total natural Lakes of Nepal are listed by collecting about 700 topo-maps. A map based inventory conducted by NLCDC enlists 5,358 lakes in Nepal. Among the total 2,712 lakes (51%) are confined below 499m, and 2,111 lakes (39%) above 4,000m and only 535 lakes( 10%)  are distributed in the midhills ranging between 500 and 3,999m are found on the basis of altitude. We have completed field based inventory of Eastern and Central Development Region. NLCDC further plans for the filed based inventory of...[Read More]