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Box Canyon Dam - Siskiyou County, California, U.S.A.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 41° 16.742 W 122° 19.744
10T E 556188 N 4569950
Quick Description: The Box Canyon Dam on the Sacramento River forms Lake Siskiyou.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/13/2012 8:33:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMFPKA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
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Long Description:
Box Canyon Dam is a concrete gravity dam across the Sacramento River which forms Lake Siskiyou. The dam is 1100 feet long and 209 feet high. The dam is owned and operated by Siskiyou County and was completed in 1970 to provide flood control. In 1984, a powerhouse was installed to provide hydroelectric power.
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Waterway where the dam is located: Sacramento River

Main use of the Water Dam: Flood Control

Material used in the structure: Concrete

Height of Dam: 209 feet

Date built: 1/1/1970

Fishing Allowed: Not Listed

Motor Sports Allowed: Not Listed

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