Great Slave Loch

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Great Slave Loch
NASA photo o Great Slave Loch an Loch Athabasca
Location Northwast Territories
Coordinates 61°40′N 114°00′W / 61.667°N 114.000°W / 61.667; -114.000 (Great Slave Lake)Coordinates: 61°40′N 114°00′W / 61.667°N 114.000°W / 61.667; -114.000 (Great Slave Lake)
Loch teep remnant o a vast glacial loch
Primary inflows Hay River, Slave River
Primar ootflows Mackenzie River
Catchment aurie 971,000 km2 (374,905 sq mi)[1]
Basin kintras Canadae
Max. lenth 469 km (291 mi)[2]
Max. weenth 203 km (126 mi)[2]
Surface aurie 27,200 km2 (10,502 sq mi)[1]
Average deepth 41 m (135 ft)[1]
Max. deepth 614 m (2,014 ft)[1]
Watter vollum 1,580 km3 (380 cu mi)[1]/
Shore lenth1 3,057 km (1,900 mi)[1]
Surface elevation 156 m (512 ft)[1]
Frozen November - mid Juin[3]
Settlements Yellowknife, Hay River, Behchoko, Fort Resolution, Lutselk'e, Hay River Reserve, Dettah, N'Dilo
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

The Great Slave Loch (French: Grand lac des Esclaves) is the seicont-lairgest loch in the Northwast Territories o Canadae (efter Great Bear Loch), the deepest loch in North Americae at 614 metres (336 fathoms; 2,014 ft),[1] an the tent-lairgest loch in the warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Hebert, Paul (2007). "Encyclopedia of Earth". Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories. Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Google Maps Distance Calculator (From Behchoko to the Slave River Delta it is 203 km and from the Mackenzie River to the furthest reaches of the East Arm it is 469 km)". Retrieved 2014-12-22. 
  3. NAV CANADA's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 7 March 2013 to 0901Z 3 April 2014