Archive | August, 2015

Lake Mohave

A Lake of Contrasts

 Lake Mojave is an incongruity – blue, sparkling water in one of the driest regions of the continent. The waters of the Colorado derive from rain and snow melt in the high mountains of Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado. The river works its way through the canyon lands and finally reaches the sere, brown treeless landscape […]

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Impressions of Lake Mohave

Lake Mohave is a reservoir formed by Davis Dam on the Colorado River on the border between Nevada and Arizona in the United States. Named for Mohave Indians who formerly inhabited this region of the Colorado River valley. Lake Mohave extends about 67 miles along the valley of the Hoover Dam Davis Dam straddling southern […]

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Lake Mohave History

Lake Mohave was created in 1951 following the construction of Davis Dam on the Colorado River southeast of Las Vegas.  The 64 mile long reservoir is subject to fluctuating water levels and exchange flows.  The upper 20 miles of the reservoir is cold year round due to deep-water releases from Hoover Dam. This section lies […]

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