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Nipigon

General Information

Description
Country Canada
Latitude 49° 50' 0" (49.8333)
Longitude -88° 31' 0" (-88.5167)
State
River Basin Saint Lawrence

Physical Characteristics

Description
Volume 320.00 km3
Surface Area 4,476.90 km2
Depth Maximum depth: 165.0 m
Origin Glacial
Type Fresh

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities Thunder Bay

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations
Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

ILEC Database

Additional Data Sources

Birkett, C., and I. Mason. 1995. A new global lakes database for remote sensing programme studying climatically sensitive large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 21 (3) 307-318.
Herdendorf, C. 1982. Large lakes of the world. Journal of Great Lakes Research 8:379-412.
International Lake Environment Committee, the United Nations Environment Program and Environment Agency, Government of Japan. 1997. World Lakes Database.

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