Buffalo Woman Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBuffalo Woman Lake
Buffalo Woman Lake below Eaglehead Mt.
|Location||Glacier National Park, Flathead County, Montana, US|
|Primary outflows||Coal Creek|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||.45 mi (0.72 km)|
|Max. width||.25 mi (0.40 km)|
|Surface elevation||6,090 ft (1,860 m)|
The name, Buffalo Woman Lake, was officially approved by the United States Geographic Board (now known as the United States Board on Geographic Names) on March 6, 1929. The name Buffalo Woman was recommended by Howard A. Noble, General Manager of the Glacier Park Hotel, and approved by the National Park Service. According to the Geographic Board's decision card, the name is associated with the Native American tribe known as the Blackfeet.
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