Laguna del Maule

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Laguna del Maule
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Maule Lagoon
Location Maule Region
Coordinates 36°04′S 70°30′W / 36.067°S 70.500°W / -36.067; -70.500Coordinates: 36°04′S 70°30′W / 36.067°S 70.500°W / -36.067; -70.500
Primary outflows Maule River
Basin countries Chile
Surface area 68 km2 (26 sq mi)[1]
References [1]

Laguna del Maule (Spanish pronunciation: [laˈɣuna ðel ˈmaule]) is a lake located in the Andes of Central Chile. The lake is natural in origin, but its water level was raised by a dam inaugurated in 1957. It is located at 2165 metres above sea level. It has a capacity of 1,420 million m³.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Principales ríos, embalses, lagos y lagunas de Chile". Panorama Económico Social: las regiones de Chile 1990 - 2005. MIDEPLAN, INE. Retrieved 2008-06-04.