Baccio Lake

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Baccio Lake
Lago Baccio.JPG
Location Province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna
Coordinates 44°07′47″N 10°35′21″E / 44.129770°N 10.589061°E / 44.129770; 10.589061Coordinates: 44°07′47″N 10°35′21″E / 44.129770°N 10.589061°E / 44.129770; 10.589061
Primary outflows Fosso Baccio
Basin countries Italy
Max. depth 9 m (30 ft) (over 11 m or 36 ft during winter)
Surface elevation 1,550 m (5,090 ft)

Baccio Lake is a natural lake in the Province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.


It is amongst the largest lakes in the Apennine Mountains of Modena, second only to Lago Santo.

It is located over 1500 meters above sea level with a maximum summer depth of around 9 meters, it can rise up to and over 2 meters during winter.

The origin of the lake is unknown, because there are no volcanoes located in the area, and has low seismicity.