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Ignacio Allende Reservoir in Guanajuato, Mexico

20.9N 100.7W

December 17th, 2010 Category: Lakes

Mexico - December 14th, 2010

This APM image shows various lakes in Mexico. The largest is the Ignacio Allende Reservoir, created by the aponymous dam, in east Guanajuato.

It is located 3.1 mi/5 km west of San Miguel de Allende, on the Lajas River. The dam was built for flood control and for providing potable water. It is also known as La Begoña Dam.

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