Millerton Lake Friant California

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Title

Millerton Lake Friant California

Subject

Lakes -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Reservoirs -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Fresno County (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- 20th century -- Photographs.; Millerton Lake (Calif.) -- Photographs.

Description

Millerton Lake is the reservoir created by Friant Dam. The lake first stored water on February 21, 1944 and continues to provide water storage, flood control, and recreation. It can hold 520,528 acre-feet of water, has a surface area of 4,900 acres and is approximately 15 miles in length. The lake's 45 miles of shoreline varies from gently slopes near the dam to steep canyon walls farther inland.

Source

1 Photographic print :b&w ;9 x 14 cm.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

ca 1940

Contributor

Fresno County Public Library

Rights

This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the "fair use" clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Fresno County Public Library, Heritage Center, 2420 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721. Phone: 559-600-6230 HeritageCenter@fresnolibrary.org

Relation

SJV Photo Heritage

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en

Type

Image

Identifier

frp0163

Coverage

ca 1940

Files

frp0163a.jpg

Citation

“Millerton Lake Friant California,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed July 20, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1810.

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