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Rodman Reservoir
Lake Oklawaha
Location north central Florida
Coordinates 29°30′26″N 81°54′59″W / 29.50722°N 81.91639°W / 29.50722; -81.91639Coordinates: 29°30′26″N 81°54′59″W / 29.50722°N 81.91639°W / 29.50722; -81.91639
Lake type reservoir
Primary inflows Oklawaha River
Primary outflows Oklawaha River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 16 mi (26 km)[1]
Max. width 3 mi (4.8 km)[1]
Surface area 13,000 acres (53 km2)[1]
Average depth 8 ft (2.4 m)[1]
Max. depth 30 ft (9.1 m)[1]
Surface elevation 20 ft (6.1 m)
References [1]

Rodman Reservoir is a reservoir located on the Oklawaha River in Putnam County in north central Florida. The lake, located about 15 miles southwest of Palatka, is between State Road 19 on the east and State Road 315 on the west.

The lake was created in the 1960s when the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers constructed the Rodman Dam as part of the now defunct Cross Florida Barge Canal project.[2]

External links

  1. ^ a b c d e f Larsen, Larry (1991-12-01). "Rebounding Rodman Reservoir". Larry Larsen's Guide to Central Florida Bass Waters. Bass Waters Series. Larsen's Outdoor Publishing. p. 21. ISBN 978-0936513195. http://books.google.com/books?id=abj0pJscwjkC&pg=PA21. Retrieved 2009-03-21.  
  2. ^ McCarthy, Kevin M. (2008-08-30). "by water from Little Lake George to East Palatka". St. Johns River Guidebook (2nd ed.). Pineapple Press. p. 76. ISBN 978-1561644353. http://books.google.com/books?id=-bwFUtsfAEMC&pg=PA76. Retrieved 2009-03-21.  
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