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An artificial lake with multiple functions
Sainte-Croix Lake was artificially created in 1973 to meet the challenges of electrification, distribution, and supply of drinking and irrigation water throughout lower Provence. Its area of 13.6 square miles (22 km²) and its length of 6.83 miles (11 km) allow it to be used for scooping operations by Canadair firefighting planes. With three hundred days of sunshine per year, Sainte-Croix Lake is also a popular site for aquatic and nautical activities.
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