Crescent Lake (Florida)
|Location||Flagler / Putnam counties, Florida, United States|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||13 mi (21 km)|
|Max. width||2 mi (3.2 km)|
|Surface area||15,960 acres (6,460 ha)|
Crescent Lake is a 15,960-acre (64.6 km2) freshwater lake located in Putnam and Flagler counties in North Central Florida. The lake is approximately 13 miles (21 km) in length and 2 miles (3.2 km) wide. At the north end it connects to St. Johns River by way of Dunn's Creek.
Crescent Lake was formerly known as Dunn's Lake.
Search for wreckage of the Alligator
On December 9, 2008, a group of volunteers led by scientists from the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program in St. Augustine, Florida searched the east side of Lake Crescent for the sunken wreckage of the Alligator.
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- Belleville, Bill (2001). River of Lakes: A Journey on Florida's St. Johns River. University of Georgia Press. pp. 138, 141, 200, 212. ISBN 0-8203-2344-6.
- A Home Among the Orange Groves in Crescent City, Florida. Jacksonville, Florida: Tri-Weekly Sun. 1876. p. 15.
- "News and Notes: Shipwreck site". The St. Augustine Record. The St. Augustine Record. December 9, 2008. Archived from the original on May 25, 2011. Retrieved 2009-03-11.
- Lane, Marcia (December 10, 2008). "Seeking Alligator's resting place". The St. Augustine Record. The St. Augustine Record. Archived from the original on December 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-11.
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