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Green Peter Lake is a reservoir located near Foster, Oregon. The lake was created in 1966 with the construction of the Green Peter Dam on the Middle Santiam River. The lake has a capacity of 327,000 acre-feet and is used for flood control, hydroelectric power generation, and irrigation. The hydrology of the lake is influenced by both surface flow and snowpack, with the Middle Santiam River providing the majority of surface flow. The lake is also used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping. The surrounding area is predominantly agricultural, with crops including hay, grass seed, and berries. The lake and its surrounding area are popular destinations for tourists and locals alike.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.01%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 772.81 ft
Maximum 1,014.28 ft
Average 995 ft
Dam_Height 320
Hydraulic_Height 319
Drainage_Area 277
Year_Completed 1967
Nid_Storage 430000
Structural_Height 378
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 3720
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 1517
Primary_Dam_Type Gravity
Nid_Height 378

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