|Lake Mezzano |
Lago di Mezzano
|Surface area||475,000 m2 (117 acres)|
|Max. depth||38 m (125 ft)|
|Surface elevation||452 m (1,483 ft)|
The lake has a circular shape typical of crater lakes. Its surface area is 475,000 m² the altitude of its surface is 452 m and has a perimeter of 2,516 m.
The emissary which leaves Lake Mezzano is river Olpeta, that is an affluent to Fiora.
In the 1980s an archaeologic campaign brought back to light a number of historical and prehistorical findings. Many of those are now exhibited in the Museo della Preistoria e della Rocca Farnese in Valentano.