Stratos (lake)

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Lake Stratos
Τ. Λίμνη Στράτου
Stratos lake 1.JPG
Coordinates 38°41′N 21°20′E / 38.683°N 21.333°E / 38.683; 21.333Coordinates: 38°41′N 21°20′E / 38.683°N 21.333°E / 38.683; 21.333
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Acheloos River
Primary outflows Acheloos River
Basin countries Greece
Surface area 7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Water volume 0.080 km3 (65,000 acre·ft)
Surface elevation 68 m (223 ft)

Lake Stratos (Greek: Λίμνη Στράτου) is an artificial lake near Stratos in Aetolia-Acarnania, western Greece. The lake is fed and drained by the river Acheloos. It was formed by the Stratos Dam, completed in 1989. Its maximum capacity is 80,000,000 m³ of water. Its area is 7.4 km2. It is used for the generation of hydroelectric power.[1]

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