Booster Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBooster Lake
Eagle Bay, Booster Lake
|Location||Nopiming Provincial Park, Manitoba|
|Primary inflows||Summerhill Lake|
|Primary outflows||Booster Creek|
|Max. length||5.1 kilometers (3.2 mi)|
|Max. width||2.3 kilometers (1.4 mi)|
|Surface elevation||320 meters (1,050 ft)|
It is located inside the Canadian Shield, at an elevation of 320 meters (1,050 ft), approximately 56 miles (90 km) northeast of Lac Du Bonnet and sits about 5 miles (8.0 km) west from the Ontario border. Highway 315 runs north of the lake.
The original road into the area was used for logging and mining. Years ago, they mined for gold, although that mine has been closed and dismantled. Active mining in the area is done around Bernic Lake by The Tanco Mining Company. The mine is an active producer of caesium, tantalum & spodumene.
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