Lake Wanaka is located in the Otago region of New Zealand,
at an altitude of 300 metres. Covering an area of 192 km2 (74 sq mi),[citation
needed] it is New Zealand's fourth largest lake, and estimated to be more
than 300 m (980 ft) deep. Its name is Māori, a corruption of Oanaka.
Wanaka is a town on the lake with which it shares its name.