Lake Mendota

Description: 

Lake Mendota is located in the Yahara River watershed within Dane County.

It is a drainage lake with predominantly muck substrate. It has a surface area of 3961 hectare, 33.8 kilometers of highly developed shoreline and a maximum depth of 25.3 meters.

NTL LTER sampling location is at 43.09885, -89.40545

 

Elevation: 

259m

Coordinates: 

Latitude: 43.1113
Longitude: -89.4255