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Peace-Athabasca Inland Delta Between Lakes Claire and Athabasca, Canada

58.5N 112W

December 1st, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Canada - August 4th, 2010

The large body of water in the upper left quadrant, appearing silvery white in this ASAR aimge, is Lake Claire, the largest lake which entirely in Alberta, Canada. It is located entirely in Wood Buffalo National Park, west of Lake Athabasca.

A small part of Lake Athabasca can be observed near the upper right corner. The area between the two large lakes is the Peace-Athabasca Delta, a large freshwater, inland delta located where the Peace and Athabasca Rivers join the Slave River at the western end of Lake Athabasca.

Lake Claire and Jackfish River, Canada

58.5N 112W

August 6th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Canada - July 22nd, 2010

This orthorectified image shows the western half of Lake Claire,  the largest lake situated entirely in Alberta, Canada. The lake has a total area of 1,436 km2 (554 sq mi), with 21 km2 (8 sq mi) island area, and lies at an elevation of 213 m (699 ft).

It lies between the mouths of Peace River and Athabasca River, and is part of the Peace-Athabasca Delta system. Here, the Jackfish River can be seen in the upper left corner, with large meandering curves.

Upon opening the full image, many other lakes can be seen to the south. Some areas of hills or ravines can be seen between Lake Claire and these other smaller lakes.

Lake Claire, Canada

58.6N 112.1W

August 16th, 2009 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Canada - July 13th, 2009

Canada - July 13th, 2009

Lake Claire is a large lake in Alberta, Canada. It is located entirely in Wood Buffalo National Park, west of Lake Athabasca. It lies between the mouths of Peace River and Athabasca River, and is part of the Peace-Athabasca Delta system.

The lake has a total area of 1,436 km² (554 sq mi), with 21 km² (8 sq mi) island area, and lies at an elevation of 213 m (699 ft). It is the largest lake located entirely within Albertan boundaries.

The lake is fed by Birch River and McIvor River, and the lake system also contains Baril Lake and Mamawi Lake. The waters are discharged in the Peace River, finding their way to the Arctic Ocean through the Slave River, Great Slave Lake and Mackenzie River.