This is a beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical Map of Hiwassee Lake in Cherokee County, North Carolina with the following interesting stats carved into it:
Covers 6,090 Acres
180 Miles of Shoreline
22 Miles Long
Hiwassee Dam was completed in 1940.
At 307 feet, it is the highest overall spill dam in the world.
Interesting factoid: Lake Hiwassee is located in the mountainous region of North Carolina's southwestern Cherokee County. Sitting in the Nantahala National Forest, it is almost completely surrounded by wilderness and is fed by six major tributaries. "Hiwassee" means "savannah" or "meadow" and is derived from the Cherokee word, "Ayuhwasi”.
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