Lac d'Allos

Lac d'Allos
Location Parc National du Mercantour, France
Coordinates 44°13′59.99″N 6°42′29.88″E
Type Natural lake
Catchment area 60 ha
Basin countries France
Average depth 50 meters
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Lac d' Allos is lake at a height of 2,230 m. It is located in Parc National du Mercantour, departement Alpes-de-Haute-Provence the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.


Lac d'Allos is a lake in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and is dominated by Mont Pelat (3052 meters), it is the largest natural high altitude lake in Europe. It covers 60 hectares and has a depth of 50 m. In the twelfth century, it was called Levedone.

The lake situated nearby the municipality of Allos.

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Coordinates: 44°14′00″N 6°42′30″E / 44.2333°N 6.7083°E / 44.2333; 6.7083

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