Klingnauer Stausee

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Klingnauer Stausee
Klingnauer Stausee 2008 10 17 000.JPG
Location Aargau
Coordinates 47°35′N 8°14′E / 47.583°N 8.233°E / 47.583; 8.233Coordinates: 47°35′N 8°14′E / 47.583°N 8.233°E / 47.583; 8.233
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Aare
Primary outflows Aare
Basin countries Switzerland
Max. length 3 km (1.9 mi)
Max. width 500 m (1,600 ft)
Surface area 1.16 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Max. depth 8.5 m (28 ft)
Surface elevation 318 m (1,043 ft)
Islands 1
Settlements Döttingen, Klingnau
Designated 9 November 1990[1]

The Klingnauer Stausee (or "Klingnau reservoir") is a reservoir near Böttstein, canton of Aargau, Switzerland, at 47°35′N 8°14′E / 47.583°N 8.233°E / 47.583; 8.233. The reservoir with a surface of 1.16 km2 (0.45 sq mi) was formed at the construction of a power plant on the Aare river in the 1930s.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The List of Wetlands of International Importance" (PDF) (in English, Spanish, and French). The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. 23 July 2014. p. 40. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 

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