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
Location Ghana, Wast Africae
Coordinates 6°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 teep Reservoir
Primary inflows White Volta River
Black Volta River
Primar ootflows Volta River
Catchment aurie 385,180 km2 (148,720 sq mi)
Basin kintras Ghana
Surface aurie 8,502 km2 (3,283 sq mi)
Average deepth 18.8 m (62 ft)
Max. deepth 75 m (246 ft)
Watter vollum 148 km3 (32.6 × 1012 gallons)
Shore lenth1 4,800 kilometres (2,980 mi)
Surface elevation 85 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).