Volcano Lake

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Volcano Lake
Location Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Coordinates 49°47′N 125°54′W / 49.783°N 125.900°W / 49.783; -125.900Coordinates: 49°47′N 125°54′W / 49.783°N 125.900°W / 49.783; -125.900
Basin countries Canada
Surface elevation 1,280 m (4,200 ft)

Volcano Lake, formerly called Crater Lake, is a lake on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located just south of Puzzle Mountain and west of Elkhorn Mountain on west side of Strathcona Provincial Park.[1] The name is a misnomer – the lake is the result of glaciation.[2]


  1. ^ BCGNIS Query Results: Volcano Lake
  2. ^ Philip Stone (2003). Island Alpine, A Guide to the Mountains of Strathcona Park and Vancouver Island. Wild Isle Publications: Heriot Bay, BC. ISBN 0-9680766-5-3.