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Angostura Reservoir

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Type  artificial lake
Primary outflows  Cheyenne River
Surface area  4,407 acres (17.83 km)
Area  17.84 kmĀ²
Shore length  67.6 km
Inflow source  Cheyenne River
Primary inflows  Cheyenne River
Basin countries  United States
Max. depth  75 ft (23 m)
Surface elevation  953 m
Outflow location  Cheyenne River
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Angostura Reservoir is a reservoir on the Cheyenne River in Fall River County, South Dakota, USA. It was created after the construction of Angostura Dam in 1949 for irrigation. "Angostura" means "narrows" in Spanish.

Map of Angostura Reservoir, Northeast Fall River, SD 57747, USA

The reservoir covers an area of 4,407 acres (17.83 km2), has a surface elevation of 3,127 ft (953 m), and a maximum depth of 75 ft (23 m).

The reservoir is the location of the Angostura Recreation Area and is a popular location for boating, swimming, and fishing. The lake supports populations of walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, and sunfish. As one of the only large bodies of water in the area, Angostura Reservoir is also an important location for migratory birds.

References

Angostura Reservoir Wikipedia


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