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Vitus Lake
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Location Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska
Etymology Vitus Bering, leader of the 1741 expedition to Alaska
Primary outflows Seal River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 23 km (14 mi)
Max. width 9 km (5.6 mi)

Vitus Lake is a lake in Alaska. It is 23 kilometres (14 mi) long and 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) wide. It is named for Vitus Bering, leader of the 1741 expedition to Alaska. Vitus Lake forms the southern limit of the Bering Lobe, outlets via the Seal River to the Gulf of Alaska.


It is also allegedly home to Vittie, a cryptid and local legend. The name Vittie is a derivation of the name Nessie, the cryptid allegedly living in Loch Ness.

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