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Lake Sacajawea
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Overview of the lake in 2017
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Location Franklin / Walla Walla counties, Washington, United States
Coordinates 46°14′58″N 118°52′47″W / 46.24944°N 118.87972°W / 46.24944; -118.87972
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Snake River
Primary outflows Snake River
Basin countries United States

Lake Sacajawea is formed by the Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River. It stretches from there upstream to the Lower Monumental Dam. It is named for Sacajawea, a Shoshone woman who accompanied Meriwether Lewis and William Clark during their exploration of the American West.

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