Novosibirsk Reservoir


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Novosibirsk Reservoir

 

a reservoir formed by the dam of the Novosibirsk Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Ob’ River in Novosibirsk Oblast and Altai Krai, RSFSR. Filled in 1957–59. Area, 1,070 sq km; volume, 8.8 cu km; length, 200 km; maximum width, 17 km; average depth, 8.3 m. The water level fluctuates by 5 m. Novosibirsk Reservoir seasonally regulates the water flow. The city of Kamen’-na Obi and the scientific community of the Siberian Division of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, which constitutes a district of the city of Novosibirsk, are located on the reservoir.

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Gestwa's book draws on five case studies, all of them hydrological: the Volga-Don Canal (completed in 1952), the Kuibyshev reservoir and its hydroelectric station (1957), the Volgograd reservoir (1961), the Novosibirsk reservoir (part of a larger Ob River reclamation project that never materialized), and the Bratsk hydroelectric power station, the largest project of its kind worldwide until it was surpassed in size by another Soviet project in 1970.