Lac des Toules

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Lac des Toules
Toules.jpg
Location Valais
Coordinates 45°55′9″N 7°11′56″E / 45.91917°N 7.19889°E / 45.91917; 7.19889Coordinates: 45°55′9″N 7°11′56″E / 45.91917°N 7.19889°E / 45.91917; 7.19889
Type reservoir
Primary inflows La Dranse
Primary outflows La Dranse d'Entremont
Catchment area 37.6 km2 (14.5 sq mi)
Basin countries Switzerland
Max. length 2.0 km (1.2 mi)
Surface area 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Max. depth 75 m (246 ft)
Water volume 20.15 million cubic metres (16,340 acre·ft)
Surface elevation 1,810 m (5,940 ft)

Lac des Toules is a reservoir in Valais, Switzerland, at Bourg-Saint-Pierre. Its surface area is 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi).

The dam Les Toules was completed in 1963.