Utikuma Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsUtikuma Lake
|Location||Big Lakes County / Northern Sunrise County, Alberta|
|Primary outflows||Utikuma River|
|Catchment area||2,170 km2 (840 sq mi)|
|Max. length||16.9 km (10.5 mi)|
|Max. width||27.1 km (16.8 mi)|
|Surface area||288 km2 (111 sq mi)|
|Average depth||1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Max. depth||5.5 m (18 ft)|
|Surface elevation||641 m (2,103 ft)|
It has a total surface of 288 km2 (111 sq mi) with 15.3 km2 (5.9 sq mi) island area. The shallow lake (maximum depth is 5.5 m (18 ft)) lies at an elevation of 648 m (2,126 ft). It is drained by the Utikuma River and then Wabasca River to Peace River.
The name Uticuma is Cree for "big whitefish".
The Utikoomak Lake 155 indian reserve of the Whitefish Lake First Nations is established on the northern shore.
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