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Volgogradskoye Reservoir, Russia

lakeVolgogradskoye Reservoir
surface area3,120 km2
maximum depth41 m
average depth10 m
lake typeReservoir
catchment area1,340,000 km2
volume32 km3
shore length1,678 km
mixing typeDimictic
frozenDecember to April
dam height47 m
dam year1958
originHuman Made

Volgogradskoye Reservoir Information and Facts

Volgogradskoye Reservoir is a dimictic reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 3,120 km2 (1,205 mi2), has an average depth of 10 meters (33 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 41 meters (135 feet). Volgogradskoye Reservoir boasts a total water volume of 32 km3 (25,496,956 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 1,678 kilometers (1,043 miles). The lake drains a whatershed that covers 1,340,000 km2 (517,377 mi2). The most important settlement on the shores of Volgogradskoye Reservoir is Vologograd. Volgogradskoye Reservoir's dam was built in 1958 and has a height of 47 meters (155 feet).