Lai da Marmorera

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Lai da Marmorera
Switzerland-Lake Marmorera.jpg
Lai da Marmorera is located in Canton of Grisons
Lai da Marmorera
Lai da Marmorera
Coordinates46°29′59″N 9°38′13″E / 46.49972°N 9.63694°E / 46.49972; 9.63694Coordinates: 46°29′59″N 9°38′13″E / 46.49972°N 9.63694°E / 46.49972; 9.63694
Primary inflowsGelgia
Primary outflowsGelgia
Catchment area89.0 km2 (34.4 sq mi)
Basin countriesSwitzerland
Max. length2.6 km (1.6 mi)
Surface area1.41 km2 (0.54 sq mi)
Max. depth65 m (213 ft)
Surface elevation1,680 m (5,510 ft)

Lai da Marmorera is a reservoir in the Grisons, Switzerland. It is part of the Parc Ela nature park.

The lake with a surface area of 1.41 km2 (0.54 sq mi) formed after the completion of the Marmorera dam in 1954 when the old village of Marmorera was flooded. The village was rebuilt above the lake. The 2007 Swiss mystery film Marmorera was filmed in Marmorera and at the dam reservoir.

The lake is flanked on one side by the route of the Julier Pass.

SCUBA diver in the lake Lai da Marmorera

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