Acascosa Lake

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Acascosa Lake
Location Conejos County, Colorado
Coordinates 37°16′27″N 106°27′15″W / 37.27417°N 106.45417°W / 37.27417; -106.45417Coordinates: 37°16′27″N 106°27′15″W / 37.27417°N 106.45417°W / 37.27417; -106.45417
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 10,984 feet (3,348 m)

Acascosa Lake /ɑːkəˈsksə/ is a lake in Conejos County, Colorado, United States. Its surface elevation is 10,984 feet (3,348 m).

The name "Acascosa" probably comes from Spanish agua ascosa, meaning "stagnant water".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bright, William (2004). Colorado Place Names (3rd ed. ed.). Boulder: Johnson Books. p. 2. ISBN 1-55566-333-8.