Chapfensee

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Chapfensee
Chapfensee bei Mels.jpg
Location Mels, Canton of St. Gallen
Coordinates 47°03′00″N 9°22′34″E / 47.05000°N 9.37611°E / 47.05000; 9.37611Coordinates: 47°03′00″N 9°22′34″E / 47.05000°N 9.37611°E / 47.05000; 9.37611
Type reservoir
Basin countries Switzerland
Surface area 9 ha (22 acres)[1]
Water volume 430,000 m3 (350 acre·ft)
Surface elevation 1,030 m (3,380 ft)

Chapfensee is a reservoir at Mels, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland. The area around the reservoir is a nature preserve.

The reservoir was built in 1946/1947 and used to generate power at the plant Plons.

In Winter

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  1. ^ Area retrieved from Google Earth (July 2013)

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