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Lake Amador

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Type  Reservoir
Basin countries  United States
Surface elevation  99 m
Catchment area  150.2 kmĀ²
Outflow location  Jackson Creek
Primary outflows  Jackson Creek
Surface area  385 acres (156 ha)
Area  156 ha
Year built  1965
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Water volume  22,000 acre feet (27,000,000 m)
Similar  Sierra Nevada, Pardee Dam, Peck Road Park, Jenks Lake, Lake Almanor

Lake Amador is a reservoir located in Amador County, California. It lies at an elevation of 325 feet.

Map of Lake Amador, California 95640, USA

The lake's water is impounded by the Jackson Creek Dam, a 193-foot (59 m) tall earth-and-rock dam, built in 1965 across Jackson Creek. The dam is 1,140 feet (350 m) long and 11 feet (3.4 m) wide and contains 1,223,000 cubic yards (935,000 m3) of material. Its crest is 481 feet (147 m) about sea level, and it belongs to the Jackson Valley Irrigation District.

References

Lake Amador Wikipedia


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