Lake Iruka

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Lake Iruka
入鹿池
Irukaike pond 1.JPG
Location Inuyama, Aichi
Coordinates 35°20′30″N 136°59′51″E / 35.34167°N 136.99750°E / 35.34167; 136.99750Coordinates: 35°20′30″N 136°59′51″E / 35.34167°N 136.99750°E / 35.34167; 136.99750
Type reservoir
Basin countries Japan

Lake Iruka (入鹿池?, Irukaike) is a reservoir located near the Meiji Mura theme park in Inuyama, Aichi, Japan.

It is reportedly the second largest reservoir in Japan.

In 1868 the dam holding the reservoir collapsed after heavy rain. In the resulting flood, 941 people lost their lives.[1]

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