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Lake Raven
Location Rouyn-Noranda in Quebec and Timiskaming District in Ontario
Lake type Natural
Primary inflows Larder River, discharge of Lake Buies (coming from Quebec), discharge of 4 Boundary Lakes (straddled between Ontario and Quebec boundary)
Primary outflows Larder River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 7.0 km (7,000 m)
Max. width 0.6 km (600 m)
Surface elevation 256 m (840 ft)

Raven Lake is a freshwater body of Canada that straddles the boundary between:

Northeastern Ontario, in the District of Timiskaming (township of McFadden Geo).

The dividing line between the two provinces is in the northeastern part of Raven Lake.

Forestry is the main economic activity of the sector; recreational tourism activities, second. The resort is developed on the North Shore and in a bay in the Southeast, close to the south side of the largest island of this body of water. This hydrographic slope is served on the north side by Route 117 (East-West direction).

Annually, the lake surface is generally frozen from mid-November to late April, however, the period of safe ice circulation is usually from mid-December to mid-April.

Geography

The main hydrographic slopes near Raven Lake are:

This body of water, which has the shape of a large V open to the Southeast, includes Hannigan Bay (Northwest shore).

The mouth of Lake Raven is located at:

From the mouth of Raven Lake, the Larder River flows over 51.0 kilometres (31.7 mi), forming a hook to the west, before spilling onto the northeast shore of the Blanche River (Lake Timiskaming). The latter flows southeast to Lake Timiskaming, which straddles the Ontario - Quebec border.

Toponymy

The term "Raven" is a family name of English origin.

The name "Lac Raven" was officialized on December 5, 1968 by the Commission de toponymie du Québec, when it was created.

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