Carite Lake

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Lago Carite
Location Guayama, Puerto Rico
Coordinates 18°04′36″N 66°06′21″W / 18.0766290°N 66.1057212°W / 18.0766290; -66.1057212Coordinates: 18°04′36″N 66°06′21″W / 18.0766290°N 66.1057212°W / 18.0766290; -66.1057212[1]
Type reservoir
Basin countries Puerto Rico
Surface area 0.47 sq mi (1.238 km²)
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Lago Carite is a lake located in the municipality of Guayama on the island of Puerto Rico. The lake was created in 1913 and serves as a reservoir for irrigation, and potable water.

The lake receives flow from the La Plata River and can be used for fishing and recreation.

The name of the lake comes from the area where it is located.

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  1. ^ a b GNIS Detail - Lago Carite, 1981-02-13, retrieved 2009-07-14 

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