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Ust-Ilimskoye Reservoir, Russia

lakeUst-Ilimskoye Reservoir
surface area1,703 km2
maximum depth97 m
average depth35 m
lake typeReservoir
catchment area782,365 km2
altitude291 m
volume60 km3
shore length1,991 km
mixing typeDimictic
residence time200 days
frozenOctober to May
dam height102 m
dam year1977
average discharge3,439 m3 / sec.

Ust-Ilimskoye Reservoir Information and Facts

Ust-Ilimskoye Reservoir is a dimictic reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 1,703 km2 (658 mi2), has an average depth of 35 meters (115 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 97 meters (319 feet). Ust-Ilimskoye Reservoir boasts a total water volume of 60 km3 (48,075,341 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 1,991 kilometers (1,237 miles). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 291 meters (955 feet), drains a whatershed that covers 782,365 km2 (302,073 mi2) and has a residence time of 200 days (0.55 years). The most important settlement on the shores of Ust-Ilimskoye Reservoir is Ust-Ilimsk. Ust-Ilimskoye Reservoir's dam was built in 1977 and has a height of 102 meters (335 feet).