Lake Volta, Ghana – Aerial View with Relaxing Music

Lake Volta, Ghana – Aerial View with Relaxing Music

Lake Volta, the largest artificial reservoir in the world based on surface area. It is completely within the country of Ghana and has a surface area of 8,502 square kilometres (3,282+1⁄2 sq mi).

It is contained behind the Akosombo Dam which generates a substantial amount of Ghana’s electricity.

The lake was formed by the Akosombo Dam, which was originally conceived by the geologist Albert Ernest Kitson in 1915, but whose construction only began in 1961 with completion in 1965.

Video Source: Relaxation: Experience Volta Lake in Ghana – Drone Shot from Naa Ako Travels on Youtube  CC B

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