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Location of Alicurá Dam in Argentina
|Official name||AES Alicurá|
|Dam and spillways|
|Height||135 m (443 ft)|
|Dam volume||13,000,000 m3 (460,000,000 cu ft)|
|Spillway capacity||3,000 m3/s (110,000 cu ft/s)|
|Inactive capacity||3,215,000,000 m3 (2,606,000 acre⋅ft)|
|Surface area||67.5 km2 (26.1 sq mi)|
|Turbines||4 x 262.5 MW (352,000 hp) Francis-type|
|Installed capacity||1,050 MW (1,410,000 hp)|
The Alicurá Dam (in Spanish, Embalse de Alicurá) is the first of five dams on the Limay River in northwestern Argentine Patagonia (the Comahue region), about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from the city of San Carlos de Bariloche and 705 metres (2,313 ft) above mean sea level. It was inaugurated in 1985.
The Alicurá reservoir has an area of 67.5 square kilometres (26.1 sq mi), a mean depth of 48.4 metres (159 ft) (maximum 110 metres (360 ft)), and a volume of 3,215,000,000 cubic metres (2,606,000 acre⋅ft).
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