Frobisher Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFrobisher Lake
|Primary inflows||Turnor Lake via Wanasin River|
|Primary outflows||a channel to Churchill Lake|
|Catchment area||4,921 km2 (1,900 sq mi)|
|Surface area||516 km2 (199 sq mi)|
|Average depth||5.5 m (18 ft)|
|Max. depth||19 m (62 ft)|
|Water volume||2.18 km3 (1,770,000 acre⋅ft)|
|Shore length1||424 km (263 mi)|
|Surface elevation||421 m (1,381 ft)|
|Islands||Pinaskau Island, Wapiskaw Island, Waskwei Island|
|Settlements||lake is accessed from Turnor Lake|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Frobisher Lake is a lake in northern Saskatchewan, Canada, located between Turnor Lake and Churchill Lake. The lake is part of the Churchill River drainage basin. It receives water from Turnor Lake via the short Wanasin River and a channel connects it to Churchill Lake. Pinaskau, Wapiskaw and Waskwei are the largest of many islands on the lake. The freezing period of the lake is from November to May. There are no permanent settlements on Frobisher Lake. The closest community is Turnor Lake, which is accessed by Highway 909. From Turnor Lake a road access was built to Frobisher Lake.
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