Santiam Lake

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Santiam Lake
Santiam lake from three fingered jack cropped for 11x85 P3042.jpg
The lake as seen from Three Fingered Jack
Location Oregon Cascades NW of Santiam Pass, Linn County, Oregon, United States
Coordinates 44°28′41″N 121°53′06″W / 44.47792°N 121.88496°W / 44.47792; -121.88496Coordinates: 44°28′41″N 121°53′06″W / 44.47792°N 121.88496°W / 44.47792; -121.88496
Type Paternoster lake
Primary outflows North Santiam River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 1,000 ft (300 m)
Max. width 1,000 ft (300 m)
Surface elevation 5,124 ft (1,562 m)
Frozen winter and spring
Islands none
Settlements none
The view of Three Fingered Jack from Santiam Lake, as seen in early Autumn.

Santiam Lake is a lake in the U.S. state of Oregon, west of Three Fingered Jack in the Cascade Range. It is headwaters for the North Santiam River and drains a portion of the southwestern Mount Jefferson Wilderness.[1]

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  1. ^ "Mount Jefferson Wilderness". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved December 10, 2013.