Jordan Lake

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B. Everett Jordan Lake
Jordan Lake.jpg
LocationChatham / Durham counties, North Carolina, USA
Coordinates35°45′0″N 79°1′30″W / 35.75000°N 79.02500°W / 35.75000; -79.02500Coordinates: 35°45′0″N 79°1′30″W / 35.75000°N 79.02500°W / 35.75000; -79.02500
Lake typeReservoir
Primary inflowsHaw River, New Hope Creek, Morgan Creek, and Little Creek
Primary outflowsHaw River
Basin countriesUnited States
Managing agencyUnited States Army Corps of Engineers
Max. length16 miles (26 km)[1]
Max. width5 miles (8.0 km)[1]
Surface area13,940 acres (56.4 km2)
31,800 acres (129 km2) flood control pool[1]
Average depth14 feet (4.3 m)[1]
Max. depth38 feet (12 m)[1]
Water volume45,800 acre feet (56.5 hm3)
Shore length1180 mi (290 km)[1]
Surface elevation216 ft (66 m) [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

B. Everett Jordan Lake is a lake in Chatham County, North Carolina. It was made by building a dam on the Haw River. Its area is about 22 square miles (57 km2).

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 US Army Corps of Engineers. "B Everett Jordan Dam and Lake". Brochure. 

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