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Greenwood Lake, NJ

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Lake Size: 1,920 Acres
Latitude: 41.179461
Longitude: -74.329977
Lake Level Above Sea Level: 623 ft (190 m)
Counties: Passaic County
Cities: West Milford

Information: "The lake was originally called ""Quampium"" by the Munsee Native Americans Native Americans in the United States Native Americans in the United States are the Indigenous peoples of the Americas from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States United States, including parts of Alaska and the island state of Hawaii....who lived there. It was renamed ""Long Pond"" by Europeans, who settled the area in the 1700s for farming and ironmaking, and eventually came to be re-christened ""Greenwood Lake."" It was dam Dam. A dam is a barrier that Reservoirs surface water or underground streams. Dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water, while other structures such as floodgates, levees, and Dike are used to manage or prevent water flow into specific land regions.... med up in 1837 to increase the size of the lake for water power, Hydroelectricity. Hydroelectricity is electricity generated by hydropower, i.e., the production of power through use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water.... downstream."
  
 



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