Lägh da l'Albigna
|Coordinates||770 074 / 133 350|
|Data on the structure|
|Lock type:||Gravity dam|
|Height of the barrier structure :||115|
|Crown length:||759 m|
|Operator:||Electricity company of the city of Zurich|
|Data on the reservoir|
|Altitude (at congestion destination )||2161 m above sea level M.|
|Water surface||1.13 km²|
|Reservoir length||2 km|
|Storage space||926 000 000 m³|
|Total storage space :||70 000 000 m³|
|Catchment area||20.5 km²|
The Albignasee or Lägh da l'Albigna (in Bergell dialect) is a reservoir in the Swiss municipality of Bregaglia (near Vicosoprano ) in the canton of Graubünden . The lake is 2162 meters above sea level and has a maximum depth of 108 m. The dam was completed in 1959.
The reservoir can be reached from Bergell . From the hamlet of Pranzaira you can visit the reservoir with a cable car, or you can climb the approx. 1000 meters on foot.
The lake is embedded between the Pizzo di Zocca (3173 m above sea level), Piz dal Päl (2617 m above sea level), the Punta da l'Albigna (2823 m above sea level) and the Piz Cacciabella (2979 m above sea level) m above sea level). In the south of the lake the Albigna glacier used to reach the shore.
- Andrea Tognina, Florian Hitz: On the construction of the Albigna dam. Bündner Monatsblatt 3/2016, pp. 261–299.
Commons : Albignasee - Collection of images, videos and audio files
- Hike over the Casnil Pass to the Albigna Reservoir
- Lägh da l'Albigna on schweizersee.ch
- Albignasee on the ETHorama platform
- ↑ Guided tours of the Albigna dam at bregaglia.ch/de