Lake Mead Topo Map in Clark County NV

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Lake Mead Information

Coordinates: 36.1724589°N, -114.4298656°W
Approx. Elevation: 1,204 feet (367 meters)
USGS Map Area: Middle Point
Feature Type: Reservoir


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Lake Mead is a reservoir on the border of Arizona and Nevada that was created after the completion of the Hoover Dam. It’s filled with water from the Colorado River and when full Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States with a surface area of 247 square miles. It hasn’t been full since 1983 and at times is smaller than Lake Powell, the second largest US reservoir. Mead is one of the deepest lakes in Arizona but the depth fluctuates between about 400 and 530 feet (when full) and Lake Powell is usually deeper.

Lake Mead is a popular boating destination with four marinas on its shores, Lake Mead Marina, Las Vegas Boat Harbor (Hemenway Harbor), Callville Bay Marina, and Temple Bar (the only one in Arizona)

Lake Mead is listed in the Reservoirs Category for Clark County in the state of Nevada. Lake Mead is displayed on the "Middle Point" USGS topo map quad. Anyone who is interested in visiting Lake Mead can print the free topographic map and other maps using the link above. The location, topography, and nearby roads & trails around Lake Mead (Reservoir) can be seen in the map layers above. The latitude and longitude coordinates (GPS waypoint) of Lake Mead are 36.1724589 (North), -114.4298656 (West) and the approximate elevation is 1,204 feet (367 meters) above sea level. If you have visited Lake Mead before, please share your experience with a comment below.

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