Mead, Lake
geographical name reservoir NW Arizona & SE Nevada formed by Hoover Dam in Colorado River

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mead,Lake — Mead, Lake A reservoir of southeast Nevada and northwest Arizona formed by Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. It is the center of a large recreational area. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mead Lake —   [ miːd leɪk], Stausee des Hoover Dam, USA …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mead, Lake — Reservoir of the Hoover Dam, on the Arizona Nevada border in the U.S. One of the largest man made lakes in the world, it was formed by the damming of the Colorado River. Lake Mead is 115 mi (185 km) long and 1–10 mi (1.6–16 km) wide; it has a… …   Universalium

  • Mead, Lake — reservoir formed by Hoover Dam in the Colorado River, Arizona and Nevada; 246 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Mead, Lake — [mēd] the largest U.S. reservoir, located in southeast Nevada, created after 1933 by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Mead — Location Mohave County, Arizona and Clark County, Nevada Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Mead — National Recreation Area Boote auf dem Lake Mead …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lake Mead — Vue panoramique sur le lac Mead, Nevada Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mead — ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Albert E. Mead (1861–1913), US amerikanischer Politiker Andrea Mead Lawrence (1932–2009), US amerikanische Skirennläuferin Carver Mead (* 1934), US amerikanischer Informatiker und Pionier der modernen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mead — Mead, Lake the largest ↑reservoir (=a lake where water is stored before it is supplied to people s houses) in the US, on the Colorado River behind the ↑Hoover Dam Mead 2 Mead, Margaret (1901 78) a US anthropologist, who studied the ways in which… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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