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Lake Choclococha

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Location  Huancavelica Region
Surface elevation  4,521 m (14,833 ft)
Basin countries  Peru
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Choclococha (possibly from Quechua chuqllu corncob, qucha lake, "corncob lake") is a large lake in the Huancavelica Region of Peru. It is situated in the Castrovirreyna Province, Santa Ana District and in the Huaytará Province, Pilpichaca District. Choclococha lies east of a lake named Orcococha and north of Caracocha.

Map of Chuqlluqucha, Peru

The Choclococha dam was completed in 1960. It is 280 m (920 ft) long and 12 m (13 yd) tall. The reservoir has a volume of 66,000 m3 (54 acre·ft) and a capacity of 17,000,000 m3 (14,000 acre·ft).

References

Lake Choclococha Wikipedia


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