Lake Pieman

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Lake Pieman
Lake Pieman is located in Tasmania
Lake Pieman
Lake Pieman
Location in Tasmania
Location West Coast, Tasmania
Coordinates 41°47′S 145°15′E / 41.783°S 145.250°E / -41.783; 145.250Coordinates: 41°47′S 145°15′E / 41.783°S 145.250°E / -41.783; 145.250
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Pieman River
Primary outflows Pieman River
Catchment area 2,653 km2 (1,024 sq mi)[1]
Basin countries Australia
Managing agency Hydro Tasmania
Built 1986 (1986)
Surface area 222 hectares (550 acres)[1]
Water volume 300,200 megalitres (243,400 acre⋅ft)[1]
References [1]

Lake Pieman is a man-made reservoir created by the damming of the Pieman River, located in the West Coast region of Tasmania, Australia.

It is a long, narrow lake following the line of the Pieman River from Reece Dam back to Rosebery and the Bastyan Dam.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Register of Large Dams in Australia" (Excel (requires download)). Dams information. Australian National Committee on Large Dams. 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2015.

Further reading[edit]

  • Tasmania. Hydro-Electric Commission. (1987) The Pieman River power development. Hydro-Electric Commission, Hobart, Tasmania.

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