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What man-made U.S. lake has more shoreline than the entire West Coast?
ANSWER: Lake Powell, Arizona/Utah
Straddling the Arizona-Utah border, Lake Powell is the largest and deepest man-made reservoir in the United States. The lake has a distinctive zig-zag shape that’s responsible for its incredibly long shoreline of more than 1,900 miles. Although there are varying measures of coastline, Lake Powell’s is longer than the entire West Coast of the United States — California, Oregon, and Washington — according to the Congressional Research Service. The 254-square-mile lake is fed by the Colorado River and was formed by the Glen Canyon Dam, which flooded 160,000 acres of Glen Canyon’s beautiful red-rock gorges in the 1960s. It’s a popular recreation area that’s visited by more than two million people each year. One of Lake Powell’s most famous natural features is Rainbow Bridge, the largest natural stone arch in the Western Hemisphere.