Khanpursar is a shallow, non-mictic lake in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir in India. It lies 24 km north-west of Srinagar city in the village of Khanpur on the right bank of the Jehlum River. The famous Manasbal Lake lies 6 km in the north.
|Location||Khanpur, Ganderbal, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Primary inflows||Ephemeral channels|
|Primary outflows||Jehlum River|
|Max. length||0.28 mi (0.45 km)|
|Max. width||.19 mi (0.31 km)|
|Surface area||16.8 acres (0.0 sq mi; 0.1 km2)|
|Average depth||13 ft (4.0 m)|
|Surface elevation||5,184 ft (1,580 m)|
Khanpursar is fed by springs and a few ephemeral channels and outflows into Jehlum River. The lake is mostly an oval shaped lake with a length of 400 meters and breadth of 300 meters. It has a maximum depth of 4 meters. Willow plantations and paddy cultivations are a part of its catchment area. Khanpursar is surrounded by a few villages. Khanpur village lies on the eastern side, while as Batpora and Guzhom lie on the southern and north-western sides, respectively. The lake is an important source of fish and the lotus-stem (nadru).
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