Temperature Regime of Deep Lakes

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Science  12 Jun 1964:
Vol. 144, Issue 3624, pp. 1336-1337
DOI: 10.1126/science.144.3624.1336


New data concerning the temperature of maximum density of fresh water under pressure have been obtained in Great Bear Lake, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Previous theoretical determinations are discussed; Strom's empirically determined figures are in agreement with these data.