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Max Starcke Dam
Max Starcke Dam
Official name Max Starcke Dam
Impounds Colorado River
Locale Burnet County, Texas, USA
Length 859.5 feet (262.0 m)
Height 98.8 feet (30.1 m)
Width (at base) 56.8 feet (17.3 m)
Construction began 1949
Opening date 1951
Reservoir information
Creates Lake Marble Falls
Surface area 611 acres [1]
Power generation information
Turbines 2 [1]
Installed capacity 32 MW [1]
Geographical Data
Coordinates 30°33′24″N 98°15′24″W / 30.55667°N 98.25667°W / 30.55667; -98.25667Coordinates: 30°33′24″N 98°15′24″W / 30.55667°N 98.25667°W / 30.55667; -98.25667
Maintained by Lower Colorado River Authority


Max Starcke Dam is a dam in the U.S. state of Texas. Named for Max Starcke, the second General Manager of the Lower Colorado River Authority, Starcke Dam forms Lake Marble Falls, one of the Texas Highland Lakes. The dam was constructed in 1949-1951 in order to provide hydroelectric power and is located near Marble Falls, Texas.

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