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Biggest man made Lakes

Name of LakesLocationMillion cubic metersYear completed
Owen FallsUganda204,8001954
KaribaZimbabwe181,5921959
BratskCIS *169,2701964
High Aswan (Sadd - el - Aali)Egypt168,0001970
AkosomboGhana148,0001965
Daniel JohnsonCanada141,8521968
Guri (Raul Leoni)Venezuela136,0001986
KrasnoyarskCIS *73,3001967
Bennet W.A.CCanada70,3091967
ZeyaCIS *68,4001978
CabotaMozambique63,0001974
La Grande 2Canada61,7201982
La Grande 3Canada60,0201982
Ust-IIimskCIS *59,3001980
Volga-V.I. LeninCIS *58,0001955
CaniapiscauCanada53,7901981
Pati (Chapeton)Argentina53,700-
Upper WaingangaIndia50,700-
Sao FelixBrazil50,600-
BukhtarmaCIS *49,7401960
Ataturk (Karababa)Turkey48,000-
Cerros ColoradosArgentina48,0001973
IrkutskCIS *46,0001956
TucuruiBrazil36,3751967
SanmenxiaCIS *35,9001960
HooverChina35,4001936
SobridinhoNavada / Arizona35,1541981
Glen CanyonBrazil34,2001964
JenpegCanada31,7901975
* The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS *) formed when the former Soviet Union (now called Russia) totally dissolved in 1991. At its conception it consisted of ten former Soviet Republics: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Last Updated on: 19/09/2019

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