Rahul Sharma

La Paloma Dam

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Type  Irrigation reservoir
Primary outflows  Grande River
Surface area  30 km (12 sq mi)
Volume  0.75 km³
Inflow source  Grande River
Primary inflows  Grande River
Basin countries  Chile
Area  30 km²
Outflow location  Grande River
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Water volume  750×10^ m (610,000 acre·ft)
Similar  Recoleta Dam, Puclaro Dam, Valle del Encanto, Cordillera de Talinay, Bosque de Fray Jorge National

La Paloma is an artificial lake located 27 km southeast of the city of Ovalle, in the Coquimbo Region, Chile. Although its primary purpose is to provide water for irrigation, the reservoir is also a popular recreational spot for locals and visitors. It was inaugurated in 1968.

Map of Embalse La Paloma, Monte Patria, Coquimbo Region, Chile

References

La Paloma Dam Wikipedia


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