Lago di Nazzano

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Lago di Nazzano

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    265 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    42°13'N 12°37'E
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Lago di Nazzano. 14/12/76; Lazio; 265 ha; 42°12'N 012°36'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Natural Reserve. An artificial reservoir formed by the damming of the Tevere River, fringed by reedbeds with patches of wooded swamp and woodland which pre-date the lake. Numerous species of waterbirds use the site for nesting, wintering, or passage. The reservoir is used for hydroelectric generation and recreation. Water levels vary dramatically due to regulation which adversely affects vegetation and nesting birds. Ramsar site no. 126. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • natural reserve e
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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