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Black Lake
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NASA map showing Black Lake
Location Saskatchewan
Primary inflows Chipman River, Cree River, Fond du Lac River, Souter River
Primary outflows Fond du Lac River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 55 km (34 mi)
Max. width 17 km (11 mi)
Surface area 464 km2 (179 sq mi)
Surface elevation 281 m (922 ft)
Islands Fir, Pick and many smaller islands
Settlements Black Lake

Black Lake is a lake in the Mackenzie River drainage basin in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. It is about 55 kilometres (34 mi) long, 17 kilometres (11 mi) wide, has an area of 464 square kilometres (179 sq mi), and lies at an elevation of 281 metres (922 ft). The primary inflows are the Chipman River, Cree River, Fond du Lac River, and Souter River; the primary outflow is Fond du Lac River, which flows via the Mackenzie River into the Arctic Ocean.

The community of Black Lake is located on the northwest shore of the lake, near where the Fond du Lac River exits.

Fish species

The fish species in the lake include walleye, yellow perch, northern pike, lake trout, Arctic grayling, lake whitefish, cisco, white sucker, longnose sucker and burbot.

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