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Satellite image of Lake Toba: 100 km (62 mi) long and 30 km (19 mi) wide. The lake is the caldera of a supervolcano
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Position of Lake Toba

Lake Toba is a lake in the caldera of a supervolcano. The lake is 100 kilometres (62 miles) long and 30 kilometres (19 miles) wide, and 505 metres (1,657 feet) at its deepest point.

It is in the middle of the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra with an elevation of about 900 metres (2,953 ft). The lake stretches from 2°53′N 98°31′E / 2.88°N 98.52°E / 2.88; 98.52 to 2°21′N 99°06′E / 2.35°N 99.1°E / 2.35; 99.1. It is the largest lake in Indonesia and the largest volcanic lake in the world.

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