Milk River Ridge Reservoir

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Milk River Ridge Reservoir
LocationCounty of Warner No. 5, Alberta
Coordinates49°22′29″N 112°35′43″W / 49.37472°N 112.59528°W / 49.37472; -112.59528Coordinates: 49°22′29″N 112°35′43″W / 49.37472°N 112.59528°W / 49.37472; -112.59528
Typereservoir
Primary inflowsNine Mile Coulee
Primary outflowsNine Mile Coulee
Basin countriesCanada
Max. length4.6 km (2.9 mi)
Max. width13.7 km (8.5 mi)
Surface area15.3 km2 (5.9 sq mi)
Average depth8.4 m (28 ft)
Max. depth16.5 m (54 ft)
Surface elevation1,032 m (3,386 ft)
ReferencesMilk River Ridge Reservoir

Milk River Ridge Reservoir is an artificial lake in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located about 44 km (27 mi) south-east of Lethbridge, along Highway 506, west of Highway 4 and is a popular spot for summer activities.

The lake is developed along the Nine Mile Coulee. It lies at an elevation of 1,030 meters (3,380 ft), has a length of 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) and a maximum width of 1.4 kilometers (0.87 mi). It is named for the Milk River Ridge, an elevated area that lies to the south, between the lake and Milk River.

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