Lake Clark (Alaska)
This article needs additional citations for verification. (June 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Location||Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, US|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||69 km (43 mi)|
|Max. width||8 km (5.0 mi)|
Lake Clark (Dena'ina: Qizhjeh Vena) is a lake in southern Alaska. It drains through Six Mile Lake and the Newhalen River into Iliamna Lake. The lake is about 64 km (40 mi) long and about 8 km (5.0 mi) wide.
Lake Clark was named for John W. Clark, chief of the Nushagak trading post and the first American non-Native to see the lake, when an expedition financed by a weekly magazine reached it in February 1891. The Dena'ina Athabascan name is Qizjeh Vena which means "place where people gather lake". The lake is within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.
- Branson (2012), chapter 13
- Branson (2012), p.186
|This article about a location in the Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|