Lac de Chambon

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Lac de Chambon
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Lac de Chambon is located in France
Lac de Chambon
Lac de Chambon
LocationIndre (Centre-Val de Loire)
Coordinates46°26′12″N 1°36′50″E / 46.43667°N 1.61389°E / 46.43667; 1.61389
Lake typereservoir
Primary inflowsCreuse
Primary outflowsCreuse
Basin countriesFrance
Max. length16 km (9.9 mi)
Surface area312 ha (770 acres)
Average depth18.6 m (61 ft)
Water volume58×10^6 m3 (2.0×10^9 cu ft)

The Lac de Chambon (Chambon Lake) is an artificial lake on the river Creuse, France, created by the Éguzon 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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