Chatuge Lake

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Lake Chatuge
Lake chatuge sign.jpg
Fishermen on Lake Chatuge with Appalachian Mountains in background.
Location of Chatuge Lake in Georgia, USA.
Location of Chatuge Lake in Georgia, USA.
Lake Chatuge
Location of Chatuge Lake in Georgia, USA.
Location of Chatuge Lake in Georgia, USA.
Lake Chatuge
LocationUnited States
Coordinates34°59′28″N 83°47′06″W / 34.991°N 83.785°W / 34.991; -83.785Coordinates: 34°59′28″N 83°47′06″W / 34.991°N 83.785°W / 34.991; -83.785
Surface area10.9 sq mi (28 km2)
Average depth9.1 m (30 ft)
Max. depth44 m (144 ft) at dam
Water volume62,619 m3 (2,211,400 cu ft) maximum
Shore length1132 mi (212 km)
Surface elevation1,926 ft (587 m) [1]
SettlementsHayesville, Hiawassee,
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Chatuge is a man-made reservoir created by the Chatuge Dam which finished construction in 1942.[2] The lake is relatively shallow with depths of 30 feet (9.1 m) and reaches 144 feet (44 m) by the dam. Lake Chatuge is the highest major lake in the state of Georgia. [3]

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  1. ^ https://www.weather.gov/ffc/rrm
  2. ^ Chatuge Reservoir at TVA
  3. ^ "Lake Chatuge Vacation Info - Lakelubbers". Lakelubbers. Retrieved 2017-05-28.