Lake Norman; 33.6 miles (54.1 km) · 9 miles (14 km) · 32,510 acres 50, 80 square miles (132 km) · 33.5 feet (10.2 m). Its average depth is 33.5 feet (10.2 m), but at its outlet it reaches a depth of 110 feet (34 m). The lake is mainly supported by an interspersed igneous and metamorphic bedrock. The spotted and hybrid bass with striped spots is the main sports fish in the lake today, although the catfish is the largest family of fish in Lake Norman.
The construction of I-77 during the formation of Lake Norman created a fast and efficient way to travel around the cities and towns surrounding the lake, including Charlotte, Huntersville, Davidson and Mooresville. Since the creation of Lake Norman, housing and real estate in the area have been subject to significant change. In addition, the stork beak or heron beak is found around Lake Norman and serves as food for some small mammals. Lake Norman is an artificial lake that is 33.6 miles (54.1 km) long, 9 miles (14 km) wide and 520 miles (840 km) of shoreline.
When Davidson College was in the process of buying property along Lake Norman and finalizing plans for its lake campus, many evaluations were conducted to analyze the quality of the land and the quality of the dams that flow into the lake. To demonstrate the effect of the lake, Duke Power created a map that details the areas that suffer the consequences of Lake Norman. Lake Norman and the surrounding shoreline serve as habitat for a wide variety of plants and wildlife, as well as a place for myriad human activities. The basin is also home to a wide variety of resident animals, many of them unique and rare in the Piedmont area, which thrive thanks to the resources provided by Lake Norman.
The main cause of erosion problems in Lake Norman is the density of residential neighborhoods located so close to the shores of the lake. Consequently, although the Catawba were displaced from the current Lake Norman region, their namesake and artifacts remain. The fishing and boating regulations in Lake Norman follow the guidelines of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. It is likely that Hydrilla was transported to Lake Norman on the beds and shovels of ships transported from infected lakes.
George Fawcett, a North Carolina resident and UFO enthusiast, has kept records of Lake Norman sightings for the UFO Research Center and Museum, located in Roswell, New Mexico.