Stratos (lake)

Lake Stratos (Greek: Λίμνη Στράτου) is an artificial lake near Stratos in Aetolia-Acarnania, western Greece. The lake is fed and drained by the river Acheloos. It was formed by the Stratos Dam, completed in 1989. Its maximum capacity is 80,000,000 m³ of water. Its area is 7.4 km2. It is used for the generation of hydroelectric power.[1][2]

Lake Stratos
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Lake Stratos is located in Greece
Lake Stratos
Lake Stratos
Coordinates38°41′N 21°20′E / 38.683°N 21.333°E / 38.683; 21.333Coordinates: 38°41′N 21°20′E / 38.683°N 21.333°E / 38.683; 21.333
Typereservoir
Native nameΤ. Λίμνη Στράτου (Greek)
Primary inflowsAcheloos River
Primary outflowsAcheloos River
Basin countriesGreece
Surface area7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Water volume0.080 km3 (65,000 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation68 m (223 ft)
Stratos artificial lake

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stratos Hydroelectric Project
  2. ^ "Stratos Hydroelectric Power Plant Greece - GEO".