This is a beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical Map of Watauga Lake, east of Elizabethton in Carter & Johnson Counties, Tennessee, with the following interesting stats carved into it:
- “Watauga” is a Native American term meaning “beautiful waters”
- Watauga Reservoir created in 1948
- Max. Length 16.3 Miles
- Max. Depth 265 Feet
- Shore Length 104.9 Miles
- Surface Elevation 1,959 Feet
Interesting factoid: Watauga Lake, located east of Elizabethton, Tennessee, is the local name of the Watauga Reservoir created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with the 1948 completion of the TVA Watauga Dam.
The Cherokee National Forest surrounds both the Tennessee Valley Authority Watauga Reservoir and Wilbur Reservoir in an area of northeast Tennessee that TVA describes as being located "...in some of the most beautiful country in the Tennessee River watershed." (Not all of this information made it onto the map, we just love to read up on the lakes we design.
This map can be personalized (at no additional charge) with up to two lines of engraving. Leave notes during checkout and we will email a graphic proof to you for approval prior to production. Example:
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