KENTUCKY LAKE....a major navigable reservoir along the Tennessee River in Kentucky and Tennessee.....created in 1944 with the building of Kentucky Dam....the 160,309-acre lake is the largest artificial lake by surface area in the United States east of the Mississippi River....2,064 miles of shoreline....created to control floods on the lower Ohio and Mississippi rivers
I hope that this image travels the world . . . "While newspapers and television talk about the lives of celebrities, the chief of the Kayapo tribe received the worst news of his life: Dilma, "The new president of Brazil, has given approval to build a huge hydroelectric plant (the third largest in the world). It is the death sentence for all the people near the river because the dam will flood 400,000 hectares of forest. More than 40,000 Natives will have to find another place to live.