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Rincón del Bonete Artificial Reservoir, Uruguay

32.8S 56.4W

March 2nd, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Uruguay - February 24th, 2010

Uruguay - February 24th, 2010

The Negro River can be seen here as it crossing the lush green terrain of Uruguay. It is the most important river in the country and a tributary of the Uruguay River, and has the most important hydroelectric project in the country, Rincón del Bonete.

The dam (240 feet high) forms an artificial lake, visible towards the bottom of the image. The Rincón del Bonete dam and some other smaller reservoirs in the area have optimized agricultural possibilities in their area of influence.

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