Klingnauer Stausee

The Klingnauer Stausee (or "Klingnau reservoir") is a reservoir near Böttstein, canton of Aargau, Switzerland, at 47°35′N 8°14′E / 47.583°N 8.233°E / 47.583; 8.233. The reservoir with a surface of 1.16 km2 (0.45 sq mi) was formed at the construction of a power plant on the Aare river in the 1930s.[citation needed]

Klingnauer Stausee
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Klingnauer Stausee is located in Canton of Aargau
Klingnauer Stausee
Klingnauer Stausee
Coordinates47°35′N 8°14′E / 47.583°N 8.233°E / 47.583; 8.233Coordinates: 47°35′N 8°14′E / 47.583°N 8.233°E / 47.583; 8.233
Primary inflowsAare
Primary outflowsAare
Basin countriesSwitzerland
Max. length3 km (1.9 mi)
Max. width500 m (1,600 ft)
Surface area1.16 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Max. depth8.5 m (28 ft)
Surface elevation318 m (1,043 ft)
SettlementsDöttingen, Klingnau
Designated9 November 1990
Reference no.507[1]

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  1. ^ "Klingnauer Stausee". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.

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