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Kielder Water

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Kielder Water is a large artificial reservoir in Northumberland in North East England. It is the largest artificial lake in the United Kingdom by capacity and it is surrounded by Kielder Forest, the largest man-made woodland in Europe. The scheme was planned in the late 1960s to satisfy an expected rise in demand for water to support a booming UK industrial economy. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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Water reservoir
N/ATyne (North East England)

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Kielder (reservoir)

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