Teragaike

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Teragaike
Teragaike 04.jpg
View from sorth bank
Teragaike is located in Japan
Teragaike
Location of Teragaike
Official name 寺ヶ池
Country Japan
Location Kawachinagano, Osaka
Coordinates 34°27′48.4″N 135°33′31.3″E / 34.463444°N 135.558694°E / 34.463444; 135.558694Coordinates: 34°27′48.4″N 135°33′31.3″E / 34.463444°N 135.558694°E / 34.463444; 135.558694
Status Operational
Opening date 1649
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earth-fill dam
Impounds Ishi River
Height 15 m
Length 147.2 m
Dam volume 71,000 m3
Reservoir
Total capacity 600,000 m3
Catchment area 0.5 km2
Surface area 18 ha

Teragaike (寺ヶ池?) is a reservoir in Kawachinagano, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is for irrigation to paddy fields near this lake. It was made in the Edo period. Fishing is prohibited in the lake.

Summaries[edit]

North bank

File:Teragaike 03.jpg|Esplanade File:Teragaike Stele 01.jpg|Steles File:Teragaike 02.jpg|Aqueducts </gallery>

South bank
  • It is nothing special there compared with the north bank. There are houses and fields around the lake.
Teragaike Park
  • There are fountains and Plaza Of The Four Seasons (四季の広場 Shiki-no-hiroba?) as the main area on the south side of the lake.
  • There are tennis courts, a small baseball park, a gateball court and a civic swimming pool on the east side.
  • There is Fukujin Benzaiten Teragaike Chinju (福神弁財天寺ヶ池鎮守?) in Bentensan Plaza on the west side.

History[edit]

  • 1649 : Yojibe Nakamura (中村與次兵衛 Nakamura Yojibei?) played a key role, and originally they expanded the small pond which there was, and, for newly reclaiming a rice field, it was made.A total of about 40,000 was mobilized.
  • 1969 : Finished renovation

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