Loch Volta

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Loch Volta
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Space Imagin view o Loch Volta frae the Internaitional Space Station in Space, bi NASA.
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Loch Volta in Ghana
LocationGhana, Wast Africae
Coordinates6°30′N 0°0′E / 6.500°N 0.000°E / 6.500; 0.000Coordinates: 6°30′N 0°0′E / 6.500°N 0.000°E / 6.500; 0.000
Loch teepReservoir
Primary inflowsWhite Volta River
Black Volta River
Primar ootflowsVolta River
Catchment aurie385,180 km2 (148,720 sq mi)
Basin kintrasGhana
Surface aurie8,502 km2 (3,283 sq mi)
Average deepth18.8 m (62 ft)
Max. deepth75 m (246 ft)
Watter vollum148 km3 (32.6 × 1012 gallons)
Shore lenth14,800 kilometres (2,980 mi)
Surface elevation85 m (279 ft)
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

Loch Volta is a lairge reservoir conteened behind the Akosombo Dam. It is completely athin the kintra o Ghana an haes a surface aurie o 8,502 square kilometres (3,283 sq mi).