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Enid, Grenada and Sardis Lakes by Mississippi River, USA

34.1N 89.7W

January 2nd, 2011 Category: Lakes, Rivers

USA - December 26th, 2010

The two large reservoirs visible in this image of the state of Mississippi, USA, are Enid Lake (above) and Grenada Lake (V-shaped, below).

In the full image, a third lake can be seen north of the others: Sardis Lake. The Mississippi River meanders its way down the left side of the image. Its curvy channels are best observed in the full image.

Grenada Lake is a reservoir constructed to help control flooding along the Yazoo River Basin. The dam is located on the Yalobusha River approximately 3 miles (5 km) northeast of Grenada, Mississippi.

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