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Pensacola Dam

Pensacola Dam, 145 ft (44 m) high and 6,500 ft (1,980 m) long, on the Grand River (local name of the Neosho), NE Okla., NE of Tulsa built 1938–41 by the state of Oklahoma. The dam impounds Lake of the Cherokees, one of the largest reservoirs in the United States it is a major recreation area.

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