Hanging Lake (Washington - British Columbia)

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Hanging Lake
Location North Cascades National Park, Whatcom County, Washington,
United States;
Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada
Coordinates 48°59′54″N 121°27′09″W / 48.99833°N 121.45250°W / 48.99833; -121.45250Coordinates: 48°59′54″N 121°27′09″W / 48.99833°N 121.45250°W / 48.99833; -121.45250[1]
Lake type Cirque Lake
Basin countries United States/Canada
Max. length .50 mi (0.80 km)
Max. width .35 mi (0.56 km)
Surface elevation 4,524 ft (1,379 m)[1]

Hanging Lake straddles the international border between the United States and Canada. Most of the lake is located in North Cascades National Park, Washington,[2] but the northern section of the lake as well as the drainage are in Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, British Columbia. Hanging Lake is less than 1 mi (1.6 km) ENE of Middle Peak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hanging Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ Copper Mountain, WA (Map). Topoquest (USGS Quads). Retrieved June 29, 2013.