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Barrage du lac de Payolle - Campan, Occitanie, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AirV
N 42° 56.162 E 000° 17.685
31T E 279264 N 4757262
Quick Description: Barrage du lac de Payolle / Payolle lake dam
Location: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 10/29/2018 3:26:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMZED8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:

Situé au pied du col d'Aspin à 1 139 m d'altitude, le barrage en remblai du lac de Payolle a été construit en 1970 entre les communes de Campan et Arreau en amont et Ancizan en aval pour développer l'attrait touristique du cirque de Payolle.
Alimenté par des ruisseaux, le lac forme à son déversoir l'Adour de Payolle.


Located at the foot of the Aspin pass at an altitude of 1139 m, the embankment dam of the Payolle lake was built in 1970 between the communes of Campan and Arreau upstream and Ancizan downstream to develop the attraction tour of the circus of Payolle.
Fed by creeks, the lake forms the "Adour of Payolle" at its spillway.

Waterway where the dam is located: Adour

Main use of the Water Dam: Recreation Area

Material used in the structure: embankment

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: no

Height of Dam: Not listed

Date built: Not listed

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