Pokegama Lake, northcentral Minnesota
Pokegama Reservoir is the result of Pokegama Lake on the Mississippi River in Itasca County, Minnesota and is used for recreation, improved navigation, fish and wildlife protection, drinking water and flood control purposes. Construction was completed in 1884. Its normal surface area is 20 square miles. It is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Pokegama Lake Dam, also known as Pokegama Reservoir is concrete, timber crib. The core is earth. The foundation is rock. Though originally completed in 1884, the structure was modified in 1936. Its height is 17 feet with a length of 385 feet. Maximum discharge is 6000 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 120000 acre feet. Normal storage is 82000 acre feet. It drains an area of 660 square miles.
Lakes, Dams, and Recreational Facilities Near Pokegama LakeMississippi River Headwaters Lakes Project Lind Greenway Pokegama Lake Prairie Lake Bass Lake Prairie River Hunner T Buckeye T No. 2 Siseebakwet Lake Trout Lake Arcturus T Deer Lake Trout Lake Deer Lake Wabana Lake Sugar Lake Splithand Lake Wabana Lake Split Hand Lake Little Splithand Lake Trout Lake Hills Lake Hill Annex No. 1 Hill Annex No. 3 Lawrence Lake Shallow Lake Spider Lake Little Hill F Pond Little Wolf Lake Loon Lake Charter Mud-goose Lake Ball Club Lake Patrick Stilling Washburn Lake Swan Lake Hill Lake Moose-willow No. 2 Big Rice Lake
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