Aerial View of Fontana Dam, Western North Carolina near Tennessee State line


Stock #: 195145
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Scenic
State: North Carolina (NC)
Publisher: Asheville Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Highest dam east of the Rocky Mountains This multi-purpose structure which serves the interests of flood control, navigation, and power production is the fourth largest dam in the world in height (480 ft.) and volume of concrete, approximately 3 million cubic yards. Fontana Dam is 2585 feet long and its reservoir has a capacity of 1,444,300 acre-feet of water. The lake is 29 miles long and the area of the lake is 10,570 acres. It has a shore line of 274 miles

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