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Argazi Reservoir

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Type  reservoir
Primary outflows  Miass River
Surface area  102 km (39 sq mi)
Area  102 km²
Inflow source  Miass River
Primary inflows  Miass River
Basin countries  Russia
Average depth  6.5 m (21 ft)
Mean depth  6.5 m
Outflow location  Miass River
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Argazi Reservoir (Russian: Аргазинское водохранилище) is a reservoir, created on the Miass River (Tobol's basin) in Chelyabinsk Oblast (Russia) in 1946. The Argazi Lake has become a part of the Argazi Reservoir ever since. The reservoir has a surface area of 102 km² and a water volume of 0,65 cubic km. Its length is 11 km, average depth - 6,5 m. The Argazi Reservoir was created for the benefit of energetics and water supply. It also performs perennial flow regulation.

Contents

Map of Argazi Reservoir, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

Name

Argazi Reservoir name is taken from the Bashkirs (Bashkir: Арғужа), the indigenous inhabitants of these places. This article includes content derived from the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 1969–1978, which is partially in the public domain.

Reservoir in culture

There is Bashkir folk song about Argazi lake (Bashkir: Арғужа ) later became a reservoir.

References

Argazi Reservoir Wikipedia


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