Laguna del Maule

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Laguna del Maule
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Maule Lagoon
Location of Laguna del Maule in Chile.
Location of Laguna del Maule in Chile.
Laguna del Maule
Location Maule Region
Coordinates 36°03′18″S 70°30′00″W / 36.05500°S 70.50000°W / -36.05500; -70.50000
LAGUNA DEL MAULE Latitude and Longitude:

36°03′18″S 70°30′00″W / 36.05500°S 70.50000°W / -36.05500; -70.50000
Primary outflows Maule River
Basin countries Chile
Surface area68 km2 (26 sq mi) [1]
References [1]

Laguna del Maule (Spanish pronunciation:  [laˈɣuna ðel ˈmawle]) 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 2,165 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. Archived from the original on 2008-03-18. Retrieved 2008-06-04.