Lago Bianco

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Lago Bianco
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Location Grisons
Coordinates 46°24′11″N 10°1′18″E / 46.40306°N 10.02167°E / 46.40306; 10.02167Coordinates: 46°24′11″N 10°1′18″E / 46.40306°N 10.02167°E / 46.40306; 10.02167
Type reservoir
Primary inflows various creeks
Primary outflows Ova da Bernina, Cavagliasch
Basin countries Switzerland
Surface area 1.50 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Max. depth 53 m (174 ft)
Water volume 18.6 million cubic metres (15,100 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation 2,234 m (7,329 ft)

Lago Bianco (literally "White Lake") is a reservoir at the Bernina pass in the Grisons, Switzerland. Its elevation is 2,234 m (7,329 ft); its surface area is 1.50 km2 (0.58 sq mi). The current reservoir was formed by the two dams Scala and Arlas on the site of two natural lakes (Lago Bianco and Lago della Scala). Its narrow-gauge railroad is the sole rail link from the St. Moritz region to Italy, providing the highest regularly scheduled train service in Europe at this site.


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