Albigna lake

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Albigna lake
Lägh da l'Albigna
Lago da l'Albigna
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Location Bregaglia, Graubünden
Coordinates 46°19′48″N 9°38′51″E / 46.33000°N 9.64750°E / 46.33000; 9.64750Coordinates: 46°19′48″N 9°38′51″E / 46.33000°N 9.64750°E / 46.33000; 9.64750
Type reservoir
Primary inflows mountain streams
Primary outflows Albigna
Catchment area 20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Basin countries Switzerland
Surface area 1.13 km2 (0.44 sq mi)
Max. depth 108 m (354 ft)
Surface elevation 2,163 m (7,096 ft)

Albigna Lake (German: Albignasee, Italian: Lago da l'Albigna, Romansh: Lägh da l'Albigna) is a reservoir in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It is located in the municipality of Vicosoprano at an elevation of 2,163 m on the southwest side of the Bregaglia valley, northeast of Pizzo Cacciabella. The lake has a surface area of 1.13 km². Its outflow, the Albigna River, is a left tributary of the Mera River.

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