Lac de Chambon

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Lac de Chambon
Eguzon dam top.jpg
Location Indre (Centre)
Coordinates 46°26′12″N 1°36′50″E / 46.43667°N 1.61389°E / 46.43667; 1.61389
Lake type reservoir
Primary inflows Creuse River
Primary outflows Creuse River
Basin countries France
Max. length 16 km (9.9 mi)
Surface area 312 ha (770 acres)
Average depth 18.6 m (61 ft)
Water volume 58×10^6 m3 (2.0×10^9 cu ft)

The Lac de Chambon (Chambon Lake) is an artificial lake on the Creuse River, France, created by the Eguzon dam, a hydroelectric dam. Beaches have been created around the lake, the largest in the Centre Region. There is a sailing school on the lake near Eguzon. Canoes, kayaks and pedalos can be hired in season. The lake is also very popular with waterskiers and anglers.

It is not to be confused with Lac Chambon in the Puy-de-Dôme department or Lac du Chambon in the Isère department.

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