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Versailles Lake
Location Saskatchewan, Canada
Max. depth 180 feet (55 m)

Versailles Lake is one of a maze of lakes in northwestern Saskatchewan. It is bordered by many lakes, including Minuhik Lake. It has several deep holes. The deepest recorded depth is 180 feet (55 m).

History

Versailles Lake is named after The Treaty of Versailles which ended the First World War. It is also partly named after The Palace of Versailles in Versailles, France.

Climate and weather

The climate is the same as most of Northern Saskatchewan. It has hot days in the summer and cold in the winter. Mild to severe thunderstorms happen every few days.

Fishing

There is an abundance of northern pike, lake trout, and several species of bottom feeders.

Wildlife

The wildlife contains minks several species of birds and the occasional bear and deer. There are also common mergansers, loons and several other ducks.

Plants

There is a massive variety of plants including pine, labrador tea, and leatherleaf. Also many wildflowers.

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