Niederriedsee

Niederriedsee (or Stausee Niederried) is a reservoir formed by the Niederried dam on the Aar River in the Canton of Berne, Switzerland. It is named after the nearby village Niederried bei Kallnach.

Niederriedsee
Niederriedsee is located in Canton of Bern
Niederriedsee
Niederriedsee
LocationCanton of Berne
Coordinates46°59′52″N 7°14′28″E / 46.99778°N 7.24111°E / 46.99778; 7.24111Coordinates: 46°59′52″N 7°14′28″E / 46.99778°N 7.24111°E / 46.99778; 7.24111
Typereservoir
Primary inflowsAare
Primary outflowsAare
Basin countriesSwitzerland
Surface area1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Max. depth8 m (26 ft)
Surface elevation461 m (1,512 ft)
Official nameNiederried Stausee
Designated9 November 1990
Reference no.508[1]

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