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Uruguay Reservoir, Argentina

lakeUruguay Reservoir
surface area29 km2
maximum depth69 m
average depth43 m
lake typeReservoir
catchment area2,515 km2
altitude186 m
volume1 km3
shore length91 km
residence time146 days
average discharge96 m3 / sec.

Uruguay Reservoir Information and Facts

Uruguay Reservoir is a reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 29 km2 (11 mi2), has an average depth of 43 meters (140 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 69 meters (227 feet). Uruguay Reservoir boasts a total water volume of 1 km3 (972,857 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 91 kilometers (57 miles). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 186 meters (611 feet), drains a whatershed that covers 2,515 km2 (971 mi2) and has a residence time of 146 days (0.4 years).