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Lakes Clustered Near Limay and Neuquén Rivers, Argentina – June 19th, 2011

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June 19th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Lakes

Argentina - May 23rd, 2011

This image focuses on a cluster of artificial reservoirs in the province of Neuquén, Argentina. They lie near the confluence of the Neuquén River (above) and the Limay River (below). Also located at their confluence is the city of Neuquén.

The lake covering the largest surface area, near the image center, was created by the El Chocón Dam. The two lakes to the north are part of the Cerros Colorados Complex; the western one of the pair is slightly lighter in color than its neighbor.

The small lake to the east of the pair is Pellegrini Lake. Finally, the lighter green lake shaped like a comet and tail in the upper right quadrant is the Casa de Piedra Lake.

Reservoirs Around Confluence of Limay and Neuquén Rivers, Argentina

38.9S 68W

May 23rd, 2011 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Argentina - May 1st, 2011

Several reservoirs lie near the confluence of the Neuquén River (above) and the Limay River (below). The city of Neuquén is located at their intersection.

The southernmost lake is a reservoir created by the El Chocón Dam. The two lakes to the north are part of the Cerros Colorados Complex. The kidney-shaped lake to the east is Pellegrini Lake. Finally, the lighter green, elongated lake in the upper right quadrant is the Casa de Piedra Lake.

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