Aberdeen Lake (Nunavut)

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Aberdeen Lake
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Lake Aberdeen, Nunauvt
Aberdeen Lake is located in Nunavut
Aberdeen Lake
Aberdeen Lake
Location in Nunavut
Location Kivalliq Region, Nunavut
Coordinates 64°27′N 99°00′W / 64.450°N 99.000°W / 64.450; -99.000 (Aberdeen Lake)Coordinates: 64°27′N 99°00′W / 64.450°N 99.000°W / 64.450; -99.000 (Aberdeen Lake)
Primary inflows Thelon River
Primary outflows Thelon River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 90 kilometres (56 mi)
Max. width 30 km (19 mi)
Surface area 1,100 km2 (420 sq mi)
Surface elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Settlements uninhabited
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Aberdeen Lake is a large, irregularly shaped lake in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the Canadian Shield. The lake measures nearly 90 kilometres (56 mi) east-west with a peninsula in the center separating the lake into almost two halves which extend nearly 30 km (19 mi) north-south. The Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary is to the west.

The Thelon River is the lake's primary inflow and outflow. Beverly Lake and Schultz Lake are nearby.

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