BLUE WATER (LAKE HAVASU)
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LAKE HAVASU (MEANING BLUE WATER) IS A LAKE FORMED IN 1938 BY THE PARKER DAM ON THE COLORADO RIVER. THE LAKE IS ON THE BORDER BETWEEN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA. THE LAKE'S PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO STORE WATER FOR PUMPING INTO TWO AQUEDUCTS.
Lake Havasu city
A popular tourist attraction is the London Bridge, which crosses a 930 ft long man-made canal. It was bought by Robert Paxton McCulloch an American entrepreneur most notable for McCulloch Chainsaws for US $2.5 million from the City of London, England, when the bridge was replaced in 1968. The bridge was disassembled, and the marked stones were shipped to Lake Havasu City and reassembled for another US $7 million. It opened in October 1971.
The “Red Bull” Albatross seaplane
The Red Bull taking off behind a replica of the Mount Desert Lighthouse
Lake Havasu is home to more lighthouses than any other city in America. These 1/3 scale replicas are actual functioning navigational aids, built to the specifications of famous East and West Coast lighthouses. More than 15 currently dot the shores of the lake. This is a replica of the state of Maine's Mount Desert Lighthouse.
Hundreds upon thousands of college students choose to go to a Lake Havasu party to enjoy their spring breaks every year—making it one of the most popular spring break destinations for college
students around the world.
Getting ready to PARTY!!!!!!!!!!