Rifle Creek Dam

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Rifle Creek Dam
StateLibQld 1 256950 Rifle Creek Dam, Mt. Isa, 1932.jpg
The dam in 1932
Country Australia
Location 28 km (17 mi) south-east of Mount Isa, Queensland
Coordinates 20°57′27″S 139°35′24″E / 20.9574°S 139.59°E / -20.9574; 139.59Coordinates: 20°57′27″S 139°35′24″E / 20.9574°S 139.59°E / -20.9574; 139.59
Reservoir
Total capacity 9,488 megalitres (7,692 acre·ft)

Rifle Creek Dam is owned by Mount Isa Mines. With the completion of the East Leichhardt Dam in 1958, Rifle Creek Dam water was completely available for use by the mine.

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