Tsimlyansk Reservoir

Tsimlyansk Reservoir

Russian  Tsimlyanskoye Vodokhranilishche,  

      reservoir created by a giant barrage (dam) at the great bend of the Don River, near the town of Tsimlyansk in Rostov oblast (province), southern Russia. The reservoir, about 160 miles (257 kilometres) long, was constructed in 1950–51 in connection with the building of the Volga-Don Shipping Canal. It provides hydroelectric power and irrigation water for the extensive vineyards and market gardens along the lower Don.

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