Isis (Highlands County)

Florida LAKEWATCH Water Chemistry Summary

Location: Latitude 27°36'44", Longitude 81°30'38"

Period of record: 2 sampling dates; July 16, 1995 to August 26, 1995

Surface area (Shafer et al. 1986): 53 acres / 21 hectacres

Lake Region (Griffith et al. 1997): Southern Lake Wales Ridge

Geologic formation (Brooks 1981):

The geology is dominated by deeply weathered beach and dune sand with some clay lenses of the preglacial Pleistocene.

Physiographic region (Brooks 1981):

The water body lies in the Eastern Complex of the Central Ridge subdivision of the Lake Wales Ridge division of the Central Lake District.

Long-term Florida LAKEWATCH Data

Numbers reported below are the minimum, average, and maximum value for the 2 months sampled:

 

Minimum

Average

Maximum

Long-term total phosphorus concentrations (g/L)

5

8

12

Long-term total nitrogen concentrations (g/L)

3560

3580

3610

Long-term total chlorophyll concentrations (g/L)

2.0

2.0

2.0

Long-term Secchi depth (ft)

21.7

22.2

22.7

Florida LAKEWATCH data were not collected in 1999.

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