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Amisk Lake (Alberta)

Amisk Lake
Amisk Lake is located in Alberta
Amisk Lake
Amisk Lake
LocationAthabasca County, Alberta
Coordinates54°35′37″N 112°37′59″W / 54.59361°N 112.63306°W / 54.59361; -112.63306
TypeOxbow
Primary inflowsBeaver River
Primary outflowsAmisk River
Basin countriesCanada
Max. length6.34 km (3.94 mi)
Max. width9.8 km (6.1 mi)
Surface area5 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Average depth15.5 m (51 ft)
Max. depth60 m (200 ft)
Residence time8 days
Shore length124.6 m (81 ft)
Surface elevation611 m (2,005 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Amisk Lake is a lake located in central Alberta about 175 km (109 mi) northeast of the City of Edmonton and 15 km (9.3 mi) east of the village of Boyle.

History

In the 1940s a Mink farm and resort with boat and cabin rentals were established on the northwest shore of the lake. Later it was replaced with two subdivisions and a trailer park which was built at the north end of the lake. However a majority of the shoreline remains undeveloped.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ AMISK LAKE Archived June 10, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
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Amisk Lake (Alberta)
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