Miguel Alemán Lake
|Location||San Miguel Soyaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico|
|Primary inflows||Tonto River, Santo Domingo River|
|Surface area||47,800 hectares|
|Water volume||6,770,000,000 m3 (5,490,000 acre·ft)|
|Islands||Isabel Maria islands|
Miguel Alemán Lake is in the Papaloapan Region of northern Oaxaca, Mexico. It was formed by the Miguel Alemán Dam, and is connected by a channel to the reservoir of the Cerro de Oro Dam. The lake is scenic, providing income from fishing and tourism. The northwestern shore and islands have been declared a nature reserve. Commercial fisheries produce approximately 700 tons per year. The hilltops in the area covered by the lake are now the San Miguel Soyaltepec and Isabel Maria Islands. The reservoir contains catfish, tilapia, and carp and other types of fish. Tourist activities include sport fishing, water skiing, rowing and boat tours provided by the local fishermen. Important boat races are sometimes held in May.
- Patrick Maher (2000). Mexico handbook. Footprint Travel Guides. p. 225. ISBN 1-900949-53-9.
- "78. PRESA MIGUEL ALEMÁN - CERRO DE ORO". Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
- "Miguel Aleman Dam". Secretary of Tourism of the State of Oaxaca. Retrieved 2010-06-30.
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