Winagami Lake

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Winagami Lake
Location Big Lakes County / Smoky River No. 130, Alberta
Coordinates 55°38′44″N 116°46′12″W / 55.64556°N 116.77000°W / 55.64556; -116.77000Coordinates: 55°38′44″N 116°46′12″W / 55.64556°N 116.77000°W / 55.64556; -116.77000
Type Hyper-eutrophic
Primary outflows South Heart River
Catchment area 221 km2 (85 sq mi)
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 14 km (8.7 mi)
Max. width 6 km (3.7 mi)
Average depth 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
Max. depth 4.7 m (15 ft)
Surface elevation 621 m (2,037 ft)
Settlements Kathleeen
References [1]

Winagami Lake (/wˈnɑːɡəmi/) is a large and shallow lake in northern Alberta, Canada. It is located in Big Lakes County and Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130, northeast of the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 679. It lies in the hydrographic basin of the Athabasca River.

The lake contains lake whitefish, yellow perch, northern pike and walleye.

The lake is controlled by means of a weir, and has a mean depth of 1.7 metres (5.6 ft), with a maximum depth of 4.7 metres (15 ft).[1]

Winagami Lake Provincial Park is located on the western, southern and eastern shores of the lake.

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  1. ^ a b University of Alberta (2005). "Atlas of Alberta Lakes - Winigami". Retrieved 2008-10-12.