Lac des Rousses

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Lac des Rousses
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Location Jura
Coordinates 46°30′14″N 6°05′25″E / 46.50389°N 6.09028°E / 46.50389; 6.09028Coordinates: 46°30′14″N 6°05′25″E / 46.50389°N 6.09028°E / 46.50389; 6.09028
Type Natural, Glacial
Primary inflows Orbe River
Primary outflows Orbe River
Catchment area 12 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Basin countries France
Max. length 2 km (1.2 mi)
Max. width 900 m (3,000 ft)
Surface area 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi)
Max. depth 17 m (56 ft)
Water volume 10 hm3 (8,100 acre⋅ft)
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Lac des Rousses is a lake in Les Rousses, Jura department, Franche-Comté, France, close to the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland. The lake drains through the Orbe (river) into Lac de Joux.

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