List of lakes of the Northwest Territories

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This is an incomplete list of lakes of the Northwest Territories in Canada.

Larger lake statistics[edit]

Northwest Territories in Canada

"The total area of a lake includes the area of islands. Lakes lying across provincial boundaries are listed in the province with the greater lake area."[1]

Northwest Territories lakes larger than 400 km2 (150 sq mi)
Lake Area (including islands) Altitude Depth max. Volume
Great Bear Lake[2][3] 31,328 km2 (12,096 sq mi) 156 m (512 ft) 446 m (1,463 ft) 2,236 km3 (536 cu mi)
Great Slave Lake[2][3] 28,568 km2 (11,030 sq mi) 156 m (512 ft) 614 m (2,014 ft) 1,580 km3 (380 cu mi)
Lac La Martre[2][3] 1,776 km2 (686 sq mi) 265 m (869 ft)
Kasba Lake[2][3] 1,341 km2 (518 sq mi) 336 m (1,102 ft)
MacKay Lake[2][3] 1,061 km2 (410 sq mi) 431 m (1,414 ft)
Hottah Lake[2][3] 918 km2 (354 sq mi) 180 m (590 ft)
Aylmer Lake[2][3] 847 km2 (327 sq mi) 375 m (1,230 ft)
Nonacho Lake[2][3] 784 km2 (303 sq mi) 354 m (1,161 ft)
Clinton-Colden Lake[2][3] 737 km2 (285 sq mi) 375 m (1,230 ft)
Selwyn Lake[1][3] 717 km2 (277 sq mi) 398 m (1,306 ft)
Point Lake[1] 701 km2 (271 sq mi) 375 m (1,230 ft)
Wholdaia Lake[1] 678 km2 (262 sq mi) 364 m (1,194 ft)
Lac de Gras[1] 633 km2 (244 sq mi) 396 m (1,299 ft)
Buffalo Lake[1] 612 km2 (236 sq mi) 265 m (869 ft)
Tathlina Lake[1] 573 km2 (221 sq mi) 280 m (920 ft)
Artillery Lake[1] 551 km2 (213 sq mi) 364 m (1,194 ft)
Snowbird Lake[1] 505 km2 (195 sq mi) 359 m (1,178 ft)
Sambaa K'e[1] 504 km2 (195 sq mi) 503 m (1,650 ft)
Lac des Bois[1] 469 km2 (181 sq mi) 297 m (974 ft)
Colville Lake[1] 455 km2 (176 sq mi) 245 m (804 ft)
Faber Lake[1] 439 km2 (169 sq mi) 213 m (699 ft)

List of lakes[edit]

Deline on Great Bear Lake
Utsingi Point on Great Slave Lake
Lac La Martre

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Atlas of Canada. "Rivers in Canada". Archived from the original on 10 April 2007. Retrieved 2015-03-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Principal lakes, elevation and area, by province and territory". Statistics Canada. 2005-02-02. Retrieved 2015-03-11. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "World Lake Database (Lakes in Canada)". Archived from the original on 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2015-02-21.