Atlin Lake Literature

Atlin Lake is the largest natural lake in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

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Here’s some information about the lake:

  • Location: It is located in the Atlin District of northwestern British Columbia, with the northern tip extending slightly into the Yukon Territory.
  • Size: The lake has a surface area of 305.4 square miles (798 square kilometers) and a maximum depth of 948 feet (289 meters).
  • Origin: Atlin Lake was formed by glaciers during the last ice age.
  • Name: The name “Atlin” comes from the Tlingit word “Áa Tlein,” which means “big lake.”
  • Community: The small community of Atlin, British Columbia, is located on the eastern shore of the lake.
  • Recreation: Atlin Lake is a popular destination for fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and camping. The lake is also home to a number of fish species, including rainbow trout, dolly varden, and lake trout.
  • Trivia: Atlin Lake is sometimes referred to as the “Switzerland of the North” due to its stunning scenery, which includes snow-capped mountains and crystal-clear waters.