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Lac Brenet

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Location  Vaud
Basin countries  Switzerland
Max. width  500 m (1,600 ft)
Area  80 ha
Width  500 m
Primary outflows  underground
Max. length  1.5 km (0.93 mi)
Surface elevation  1,002 m
Length  1.5 km
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Type  natural lake, reservoir
Similar  Dent de Vaulion, Orbe, Jura Mountains, Grottes de Vallorbe, Lago dei Cavagnöö

Lac Brenet is a lake in the Vallée de Joux, canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is located north of the Lac de Joux, only 200 metres away. Its elevation of 1002 metres is 2 metres below that of Lac de Joux.

Map of Lac Brenet, Switzerland

The lake used to drain naturally underground and the water resurfaced at the source of the Orbe River. Today the lake is used as a reservoir of the hydroelectric plant at Vallorbe.

It is not to be confused with Lac des Brenets.

References

Lac Brenet Wikipedia


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