Lake Letas is part of the Tentative list of Vanuatu in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Lake Letas is a volcanic crater lake on the island of Gaua that at 19 square kilometers in area and a maximum depth of 119 meters is the largest freshwater system in Vanuatu and the Pacific. The lake and its outflowing river accommodate a diversity of freshwater prawns, fish, and eels; and supports an ecosystem with a diverse and regionally-specific range of flora and fauna, including the swamp palm, the rare green palm lorikeet and royal parrotfinch, and many endemic plants and birds. The region is also a cultural monument for the native people of Gaua.
Map of Lake LetasLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
No reviews yet. Be the first!