Holomictic lake

Holomictic lakes are lakes that have a uniform temperature and density from top to bottom at a specific time during the year, which allows the lake waters to completely mix.


Holomictic lakes are non-meromictic lakes.

Most lakes are holomictic; meromictic lakes are rare, although they may be less rare than commonly thought.

A holomictic lake where rain water is the source of mixing and temperature change throughout the year

There are four types of holomictic lakes:

In contrast, amictic lakes do never mix.

Holomictic type Prashar Lake

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