Strbske Pleso Lake, Strbske Pleso

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Štrbské pleso is a picturesque mountain lake of glacial origin and a top tourist destination in the High Tatras, Slovakia. It is the second-largest glacial lake on the Slovak side of the High Tatras, after Veľké Hincovo pleso. Maximum depth is 20 metres .DescriptionŠtrbské pleso is now part of the neighborhood of Štrbské Pleso (spelled with a capital P). It is on the municipal lands of the village of Štrba, after which Štrbské pleso ("Lake Štrba") is now named. The word pleso ("tarn") is applied only to mountain lakes. The locals used to call it "the puddle" or "pond" (mláka) in the past. It is the second-largest glacial lake on the Slovak side of the High Tatras, after Hincovo Pleso, to which it loses by 0.8acre. It is fed by underground springs and has no visible outflow stream. Its surface remains frozen for around 155 days per year.Other projectsŠtrbské Pleso on Google Earth – interactive application based on Google Earth API platform
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  • During our visit we didn't see best of view of the lake since it was frozen but whatever we saw was really scenic and probably one of the best mountain lakes I have been to.  more »
  • Our tour group of 22 spent two nights here in late September 2019 at one of the two hotels located on its shore. This idyllic tarn (mountain lake), reaching a depth of 66 feet, was created by a...  more »
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  • An amazingly beautiful spot. Does get busy though. Great base for walking tours.

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