Shasta Dam

Local nameShasta Dam
LocationCalifornia, USA

Shasta Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam across the Sacramento River in Northern California in the United States. At 602 feet high, it is the eighth-tallest dam in the United States. Located at the north end of the Sacramento Valley, Shasta Dam creates Shasta Lake for long-term water storage, flood control, hydroelectricity and protection against the intrusion of saline water. The largest reservoir in the state, Shasta Lake can hold about 4,500,000 acre feet.Envisioned as early as 1919 as an effort to conserve, control, store, and distribute water to the Central Valley, California's…

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shasta_Dam

Address Shasta Dm, 96003, United States

Coordinates 40°43'5.92" N -122°25'10.866" E

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