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Cheow Lan Lake

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Cheow Lan Lake[lower-alpha 1] (Thai: เชี่ยวหลาน, RTGS: Chiao Lan) or Rajjaprabha Dam Reservoir (อ่างเก็บน้ำเขื่อนรัชชประภา, RTGS: Ratchaprapha~), is in Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani Province, Thailand. It is an 185-square-kilometre (71 sq mi) artificial lake, inaugurated in 1987 with the construction of Rajjaprabha Dam by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) as a source of electricity.[2]

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Cheow Lan Lake
Cheow Lan Lake
Cheow Lan Lake is located in Thailand
Cheow Lan Lake
Cheow Lan Lake
LocationSurat Thani Province, Thailand
Coordinates8°58′36″N 98°48′16″E
Primary outflowsKhlong Saeng River
Catchment area1,435 km2 (554 sq mi) [1]
First flooded1987
Surface area185 km2 (71 sq mi)
Average depth40 m (130 ft) (average)
Max. depth90 m (300 ft)

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