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Harlan County Lake is a reservoir located near Republican City, Nebraska. The lake was created in 1950 by the Harlan County Dam, which was built to control flooding along the Republican River. The lake has a storage capacity of 72,000 acre-feet and is used for irrigation and recreation. The hydrology of the lake relies on surface flow from the Republican River and snowpack from the Rocky Mountains. The lake provides water for agricultural uses, including irrigation of crops such as corn and soybeans. Recreational activities at the lake include boating, fishing, and camping. The lake is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, with amenities such as boat ramps, campgrounds, and hiking trails.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,927.8 ft
Maximum 1,958.16 ft
Average 1,943 ft
Hydraulic_Height 105
Drainage_Area 7636
Year_Completed 1952
Nid_Storage 825700
Hazard_Potential High
Structural_Height 107
Primary_Dam_Type Gravity
River_Or_Stream REPUBLICAN
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 13600
Dam_Length 11827
Nid_Height 107

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