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Brule Lake
Location of the lake in Michigan.
Location of the lake in Michigan.
Brule Lake
Location in Michigan
Location Iron County, Michigan, and Forest County, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 46°03′22″N 88°50′20″W / 46.056°N 88.839°W / 46.056; -88.839
Primary outflows Brule River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 2 mi (3.2 km)
Surface area 250 acres (1.0 km2)
Surface elevation 1,552 ft (473 m)

Brule Lake forms part of the border between the states of Michigan and Wisconsin and is the headwater of the Brule River at 46°02′23″N 88°50′59″W / 46.03972°N 88.84972°W / 46.03972; -88.84972.

The source of the name is the Ojibwa name for the river, Wisakota, meaning burned or burnt, which the French Voyageurs translated as Brûlée.

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